What happened to SharePoint cumulative updates? Plus, a dissection of an Office 365 security exploit. With a SharePoint nod to SQL Server and to a new results indicator template.
December 2013: SharePoint 2010 Cumulative Updates and Internal Version Numbers, by Chris McNulty
Interesting info on SharePoint 2010 Cumulative Updates. Because, well, half the world is still on SharePoint 2010. Read it at Chris McNulty's blog.
Severe Office 365 Token Disclosure Vulnerability – Research and Analysis, by Adallom
Disturbing but also intriguing just from an "oh, so that's how they discovered it" standpoint. And from an editor's standpoint, it's well written--a bonus. Read it at the company blog for Adallom.
Fine-Tune Your SQL Server 2012 Configuration for SharePoint 2013, by Todd Klindt
Todd Klindt explains how to make some optional, but useful, configuration changes to your SQL Server 2012 database server for SharePoint 2013.
If you're into optimizing performance--and who isn't?!--read it at SharePoint Pro.
Using Display Templates to Feature New Search Results in SharePoint 2013, by Corey Roth
Search is so critical to the success of SharePoint. Now you can get help with how to show a new document indicator on the search results screen. Read it at Corey Roth's blog.
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