Juan Carlos

How to create a Web Performance Test for SharePoint 2013 using VS 2013 Update 1 – Part I!

February 3rd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, SharePoint, Training | Tags: , , , ,


In this post I will explain how you can do web performance tests in SharePoint 2013. In the same way you can detect/prevent any issue or problem on your SharePoint Solutions doing an exhaustive analysis using tools like MSOCAF (Microsoft SharePoint Online Code Analysis Framework), you can verify performance and stress abilities on your SharePoint applications by creating web performance and load tests. In this first post I will show you how to create a Web Performance Test for SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2013 (VS 2013) Update 1 in a SharePoint 2013 CloudShare environment.

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How-to: QlikView in the Cloud!

January 31st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Demos & POCs, Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , , , ,


CloudShare’s virtualization platform makes it easy to quickly and cost effectively stand up key resources for any size QlikView deployment whether it be a single server for quick dev/test initiatives or multiple servers to explore an end-to-end enterprise topology.  In this post we’re going to look at creating a development environment on the CloudShare virtualization platform in order to jump start a QlikView project.

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Juan Carlos

Analyzing SharePoint Solutions with MOSCAF – Part II

January 16th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, SharePoint, Training | Tags: , , , , ,


In this article I will continue talking about how to use the capabilities provided by MSOCAF (Microsoft SharePoint Online Code Analysis Framewor) for auditing a SharePoint environment in terms of .WSP solutions deployed. If you remember, in my last post about MSOCAF we simply reviewed how to install and use the tool in a CloudShare SharePoint development environment. In this blog post I will continue showing you how MSOCAF is a great tool for analyzing SharePoint solutions and detect any problems introduced by them in a SharePoint farm.

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Bob Beliveau

Meet Bob: “If only I had it sooner!”

January 15th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Dev / Test


“Wow! That’s Cool!” was my first reaction.

“I wish I knew about this sooner.” was my second.

That’s a really auspicious start to my joining CloudShare.

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Mohammad Nasim

Tableau in the Cloud!

January 15th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test


Tableau is a top leader in the business intelligence space offering state of the art data visualization techniques and dashboard development for insightful visual analytics. The current tableau product offerings: Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server, Tableau Reader, and Tableau Online.  And in this post i’m going to show you how to create a Tableau development environment in CloudShare to start any Tableau project.

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Asaf Kleinbort

How-To: Setup TFS Continuous Deployment with CloudShare

January 10th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Dev / Test | Tags: , , , ,


You may have seen in this previous post how CloudShare works great with TFS online, now Visual Studio Online.  But it works great with your on-prem TFS as well!

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Daniel Bakshi

Security in the Cloud!

January 9th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, Training | Tags: , ,


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So, you have decided to Develop/Test or run Demos/Training in the Cloud. That’s Great! That is the right choice. While we are all aware of the benefits of the Cloud. You now have to put your trust and data somewhere else. So it’s important that you feel safe there.

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Scott Petri

How Snapshots save your assets

January 8th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare | Tags: , , , , ,


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You hear it all the time in the real world.  Back up your computer.  Because the day will come when something catastrophic and out of your control happens.

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Chris Riley

Adventure in DevOps & Coding: Learning PHP & Setting up Continuous Deployment in CloudShare

January 2nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Face it, if you are a born and raised .NET Client/Server developer like me, you are now old school.  I have been aware of this fact for several years now, but not until late 2013 did it start bothering me.  Now it’s 2014 and it’s time to refine my skills.  This post is on how I quickly learned basic PHP, jQuery, and web dev.  And finally a little bit on the concepts of DevOps.

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Juan Carlos

Troubleshooting Windows Azure Workflow in a SharePoint 2013 CloudShare Environment!

December 27th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , ,


Last week while I was doing a SharePoint 2013 training using my CloudShare environments as the training platform for my students I found several issues when trying to create and deploy workflows in Windows Azure Workflow (WAW). After some investigation I found that the problems were due to a change in the credentials of the user account used to run all the required WAW services. Basically, all services were stopped since the change in the credentials hadn’t been propagated to all services and therefore it was completely impossible to deploy any workflow to WAW.  Below I will explain how I found the solution.

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