I recently did a talk about High Availability & Disaster Recovery for SharePoint 2010. This session covers general planning of your solution and an overview of the technical possibilities.
When configuring or setting up SharePoint, there are some practices that I take for granted. One of those things is to always refer to SQL server with the hostname only. You might think that using a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) is always a good practice, but in this case it isn’t. Just to be [...]
This is the presentation I delivered at the latest BIWUG meeting. I also included a list of links underneath for people that want to know more about SQL Server. Useful Links and Resources For involuntary DBAs Important things for DBAs to consider by Paul Randal Top Tips for Effective Database Maintenance by Paul Randal Understanding Logging [...]
I’m delighted to speak at the next BeLux Information Worker User Group (BIWUG) on September 8, 2011. My talk “SQL Server for SharePoint Geeks” will be about, well… SQL Server. As SQL Server is to SharePoint as is the engine of a car, it’s crucial that SharePoint professionals know the basics of this database system. [...]
Two years ago I wrote a simple article on how to create SQL aliases on your server. For some reason, that post is almost as popular as it is simple. Recently I had a situation at a customer where our carefully crafted alias wouldn’t work when installing SQL Reporting Services. On the same machine we [...]