Alex Entrekin

Top 10 Most Viewed Blog Posts on CloudShare Community

May 30th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

This week we’re going back into the blog vault to share the most popular CloudShare Community blog posts from last year.  We hope you find this trip down memory lane useful (Especially all the SharePointers out there)!

The installation of this server is not a traditional SharePoint Server installation. It can be a bit complicated and quite confusing. I have decided to make your life a bit easier by writing this post with a step-by-step guide to installing SharePoint Server 2010 With SQL 2012 PowerPivot, PowerView and Reporting Services.

SharePoint 2010

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Alex Entrekin

How to Write Successful Technical Blog Content

March 27th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The CloudShare community is one year old!  Thank you for reading and sharing your comments and questions.

At the beginning of 2012, we started the CloudShare Community blog to help us tell the story of how people are using CloudShare, engage in conversations with you, and keep customers up-to-date on our new features, products and services. We’ve seen it as a golden opportunity to learn more from our readers and allow you to tell us exactly what you’re interested in. We enjoy sharing knowledge and experience with you and the community at large.

Through the blog we’ve been able to reach a diverse audience worldwide. We have grown the monthly number of visitors to our blog by 1266% (that’s not a typo)!

Posts on our blog have spread organically to Microsoft TechNet forums, MSDN forums, StackOverflow, Twitter, LinkedIn, Scoop.it!, Paper.li and in tens of thousands of private blogs, seen by hundreds of thousands of business professionals. Read the rest of this entry »

Alex Entrekin

How to install SharePoint Server 2013 preview with SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP3 SSRS, SSAS, and PowerPivot and PowerView

September 5th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP3 has been released a while ago and those are great news for me and those who would like to test Business Intelligence capabilities available in SharePoint Server 2013 and Office 2013 previews.  Like I normally do, when i’m building no templates I record the process.  And the interesting ones become blog posts.  As always you can save yourself the time, by grabbing this permalink where i’ve already done the work!

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Alex Entrekin

How to Setup SSRS in SharePoint Integrated Mode

June 1st, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

I installed a SharePoint farm with a SharePoint 2010 SP1 Enterprise server and SQL Server 2008 R2.

Check it out here: https://use.cloudshare.com/Pro/ShareEnv/XW55HPP70RLL

After I finished the installation and configuration of my new farm I realized that I did not install SQL Server Reporting Services in SharePoint mode or in native mode. Uh – Oh! Read the rest of this entry »

Alex Entrekin

Step-by-Step Guide to Installing SharePoint with SQL 2012 PowerPivot, PowerView, and Reporting Services

May 22nd, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

We get a lot of requests for templates that include BI solutions. Recently, we published a new template containing SharePoint 2010 Enterprise SP1, SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence Edition with PowerPivot, PowerView, SSRS (Native Mode and SharePoint Mode), SSAS (Multidimensional and Data Mining Mode, PowerPivot for SharePoint, Tabular Mode) and PowerPivot features for Excel 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Alex Entrekin

New VM templates in September!

September 26th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , ,

Big day for template releases!  Below are new or updated templates that are available as of 9/26/2011.  All SharePoint templates include the standard Office 2010, Office Web Apps, Visual Studio, and SharePoint Service Pack 1 in addition to what is listed below.
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