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

Migration SharePoint 2010 to 2013 with RBS content database

1.     Live SharePoint 2010 environment with SQL 2008 R2 a.    Take back up from 2010 live server. i.      Open management studio on SQL server. ii.      Take back up of content database of live application. 2.    QA SharePoint 2010 environment with SQL 2008 R2 a.    Restore SQL backup i.      Open management studio on SQL… Continue reading Migration SharePoint 2010 to 2013 with RBS content database

Disabling RBS in Sharepoint 2010 and migrate RBS Filestrem files into the database

I found all the steps just as difficult to figure out as for installing. Below are my findings on how I managed to disable R?BS and remove it completely of my sharepoint (I had 1 content db using it). Backup 1st: Backup site collection with stsadm, backup SQL db, backup RBS blob storage (NTFS –… Continue reading Disabling RBS in Sharepoint 2010 and migrate RBS Filestrem files into the database