Content Query Web Part vs. Custom Aggregation Web Part

During the Office Developer Conference 2008 I have attended a great presentation on high performance SharePoint 2007 solutions by Andrew Connell. And although I've heard a few times before that if you care for performance of your solution, and obviously you should if you're responsible for delivering Internet-facing Publishing Sites in SharePoint 2007, it became clear to me once again: one of the best aggregation solutions out there you should use is the Content Query Web Part... or isn't it?

Increased Performance for MOSS web sites using the PortalSiteMapProvider

While running through the decks from presentations I have attended at Office Developer Conference I have stopped for a moment on the session given by Andrew Connell on Building High Performance Solutions on Microsoft Office Server 2007. During this session Andrew has presented quite a few methods on optimizing the overall performance of a web site built upon MOSS.

SharePoint disposable objects unmystified

Recently two great articles on dealing with SharePoint 2007 disposable objects have been published. The first one called Dealing with Memory Pressure problems in MOSS/WSS by Stefan Goßner presents the memory issues in general together with a few solutions on how to deal with them.