Applied Scenario: The System Is Slowing Down

Ingenious Solutions Ireland has a problem with SharePoint. Users are reporting performance is slower than usual. They have called Support but Support hasn’t been able to help. Likewise, the Infrastructure team says they will look into it but nothing further happens.

Members of Management notice, too, and eventually one of them asks the head of Infrastructure about the problem. At this point, the SQL server guy says the SQL servers are at capacity and he’s been complaining about this for months but no one has done anything.

Infrastructure tells Management that users are putting too much into SharePoint and it’s the user’s responsibility to remove unneeded content. There are no policies around what has ...

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