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

SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server AlwaysOn – High Availability SharePoint

AlwaysOn is a great new feature to SQL Server 2012 that allows consuming clients to have a mirroring and failover database solution all transparently for a single named instance. SharePoint is one such consumer of SQL and depends on having a solid connectivity to run. If SQL goes down, so does SharePoint so it’s well… Continue reading SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server AlwaysOn – High Availability SharePoint

SharePoint Url list

To help make life a bit easier for you, we’ve compiled the following table of URLs to help you easily navigate to commonly used settings pages. These work in SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2010, and (for the most part) SharePoint 2007. Basically, add the URL from the table to the end of the site (or in some cases, the page).… Continue reading SharePoint Url list

Create a Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller and DNS server. Adding DNS server to others existing Windows Servers.

Setting Up Domain Controller Fuctionality Open the Server Manager console and click on Add roles and features Select Role-based of featured-based installation and select Next. Select the Active Directory Directory Services role. Accept the default features required by clicking the Add Features button. On the Features screen click the Next button. On the Confirm installation selections screen click… Continue reading Create a Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller and DNS server. Adding DNS server to others existing Windows Servers.