SharePoint Databases Knowledge Base

SharePoint depends on databases for everything: without a healthy SQL Server installation, SharePoint will not work at all.  As part of it’s dependence on SQL Server, SharePoint creates multiple databases when it is installed and when new service applications are created, more databases are created and finally, SharePoint Administrator’s can create new databases to store […]

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 PowerPivot for SharePoint: Lessons Learned and Useful Links

When designing a new SharePoint farm there are some decisions that are easy to make and for which there are useful examples such as the number of SharePoint servers that will be required and the distribution of the SharePoint Service applications. It is considerably harder in all circumstances to make design decisions when the expected […]

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 SQL Server 2014 – What to Know

New releases of SQL Server always have an impact on SharePoint.  SharePoint depends so heavily on the functionality provided by SQL Server that there is usually a SharePoint Service Pack released to enable full supported compatibility. This post focuses on compatibility issues with SharePoint 2013, not with SharePoint 2010. SQL Server Enhancements Database Engine A […]

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