Target Audience: Site Administrators
Microsoft periodically releases cumulative updates and service packs for SharePoint. Just few weeks ago, SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 2 was publicly released. Bookmark this TechNet page, http://klo.pm/1cuCOjN, if you have not already!
Naturally, the next question is: What are your upgrade and patching strategies? This best practices primer that will help you make the update process as smooth as possible:
Cumulative updates are patches that fix known issues. As implied by their names, they are cumulative in nature and typically incorporate, to a large extent, the previous updates. However, always read the fine print!
Service Packs add new features to SharePoint. These are significant and high-impact upgrades and must be handled with extra caution.
psconfig –cmd upgrade –inplace b2b –wait
These best practices should make your life a lot easier! Give us a call to learn more about updating SharePoint! Cheers!