Brian Alderman

Brian has specialized in Office 365, SharePoint, and SQL Server integration over the past few years, but his breadth of knowledge also includes Microsoft operating systems and Active Directory. His expertise and passion have taken him around the globe for many speaking engagements and he has authored multiple books.

Brian's certifications include: Microsoft MVP, MCT, MCSE SharePoint Administration, MCSA Office 365 and MCITP: SQL Server Database Administrator. He also has has his PMP certification.

He is also the founder and CEO of MicroTechPoint. You can see Brian’s blogs, publications and his speaking schedule at www.microtechpoint.com, where you will also find links to all of his IT Training videos.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Brian Alderman and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Preparing for the SharePoint Server 2016 certification

SharePoint 2016 implementation considerations

SharePoint 2016 implementation considerations

What's best for your organization?

The future of SharePoint

The future of SharePoint

In case you missed it, on May 4 Microsoft made it loud and clear it has resuscitated SharePoint On-Premises and there will be future versions -- even beyond SharePoint Server 2016.

SharePoint Server 2016: What's new for developers?

SharePoint Server 2016: What's new for developers?

You’ve heard the expression "location, location, location," and this most definitely applies to SharePoint Server 2016. Developers need to know where to store their customizations so they are available for use from within SharePoint...

SharePoint 2016: What's in it for business users

SharePoint 2016: What's in it for business users

What to look forward to when SharePoint 2016 is deployed.

Building your SharePoint Server 2016 farm using MinRoles

Building your SharePoint Server 2016 farm using MinRoles

SharePoint Server 2016 introduces the MinRole feature, which is used during the deployment of SharePoint Server 2016 to define the role of the server being added to the SharePoint farm.

How-to: Install Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 RC

How-to: Install Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 RC

Microsoft announced the release of SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate (RC) and Project Server 2016 Release Candidate.

Shrinking an already ginormous SharePoint database transaction log

Shrinking an already ginormous SharePoint database transaction log

What do you do when you can't avoid huge transaction logs in SharePoint and your files are too large?

Avoiding ginormous transaction logs with SharePoint databases

Avoiding ginormous transaction logs with SharePoint databases

How do organizations avoid extremely large transaction log (.ldf) files? Find out in this article.

SharePoint cloud hybrid search preview

SharePoint cloud hybrid search preview

With the announcement of SharePoint Server 2016 Preview comes a SharePoint cloud hybrid search option that again improves search functionality.

SharePoint Server 2016 preview overview

SharePoint Server 2016 preview overview

Just when you are getting cozy and comfortable with SharePoint 2013, the SharePoint Server 2016 preview is released.

Obtaining SharePoint 2013 resources

Obtaining SharePoint 2013 resources

Like all technology, SharePoint is constantly changing, via hotfixes, cumulative updates and service packs released by Microsoft. One of the most commonly asked questions from IT pros is, “Where do I find the most current information...

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