SharePoint 2013 Shredded Storage vs. RBS

**THIS IS A REPOST** SharePoint 2013 has introduced significant enhancements in how file content is stored and retrieved in the database. Specifically, files are now split into many parts (“Shredded”) and stored in individual rows in the content database. This is related to the Cell Storage API introduced in 2010 that support(s/ed) things like co-authoring… Continue reading SharePoint 2013 Shredded Storage vs. RBS

Duplicate of the authentication provider in Sign In page SharePoint 2013

I faced the issue where I get duplicate authentication provider in sign in page I found that solution to this problem is simply workaround. We need to open CA and add FBA to this same Web App and name it as for example TEST then when we open the web site at Sign in page… Continue reading Duplicate of the authentication provider in Sign In page SharePoint 2013

Patching a SharePoint 2013 farm: Step-by-Step Installation guide.

Originally posted on Vignesh's SharePoint Thoughts:
I often to stumble around in my early days as a SharePoint administrator while patching a SharePoint farm with the latest Cumulative updates and after putting together some years of experience in SharePoint administration I finally reached a point where I could confidently patch a farm without encountering…

How to Call Sharepoint Taxonomy in Powershell

I have the following bit of PowerShell, which returns a list of all the Departments stored in SharePoint’s managed metadata : Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.Sharepoint.Powershell # Get the site collection $sitecollection = Get-SPSite ‘http://mysharepointsite/’ # Get the term store id $taxsession = Get-SPTaxonomySession -Site $sitecollection # Change to the requierd service name $termstore = $taxsession.TermStores[“Managed Metadata Service”]… Continue reading How to Call Sharepoint Taxonomy in Powershell

Creating a custom master page in SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2012

I have successfully created a custom masterpage for SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2012. The process very similar to how it was done in SharePoint 2010. Here are the steps I did to create my custom masterpage: Open the 15 hive to directory “15\TEMPLATE\GLOBAL” Copy the “seattle.master” file (or the oslo.master file) Create a new… Continue reading Creating a custom master page in SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2012