In my previous article about upgrading from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013, I explained how to complete this task by using the Database Attach upgrade method. This technique implies the necessity to use some PowerShell cmdlets available in SharePoint 2013 to work with either content databases or service applications ones.
We don’t have to wait any longer! SharePoint 2013 was released yesterday and I couldn’t wait to install it!
So what’s new?
Actually, there are a lot of new cool features and improvements in SharePoint 2013. SQL, Mobile, and BI has been improved. Sharing functionality has been enhanced, making it easier to follow people, sites, and conversations. SharePoint 2013 offers Shredded Storage, Themes, Request Management, New Search architecture, personalized search results based on search history, and more. Read the rest of this entry »
SharePoint 2010 includes great, new features for enabling Enterprise Content Management ECM, Records Management RM, and Document Imaging.
When using SharePoint as an ECM platform, limited planning is a warning sign for a disaster to come. You must be willing to spend the time to plan your SharePoint deployment, or you will fail. Read the rest of this entry »
I was deploying a new Visual Studio Team Foundation Server in an existing server farm that has SQL 2008 R2 and SharePoint 2010 Servers. One of the software prerequisites of Visual Studio TFS is the SQL Server 2008 Full-Text Search feature. Read the rest of this entry »
SharePoint 2010 and Windows Azure are currently the rockstars of the Microsoft platforms. This post is about how you can tie them together! Read the rest of this entry »
When troubleshooting in SharePoint 2010 On-Premise environments, there are some tools, services, & techniques that every SharePoint person should know and have configured and available in his/her SharePoint Development environment. Read the rest of this entry »
In my last article about developing SharePoint solutions with CloudShare and Visual Studio 11 Beta, I introduced you to the new, cool list designer. Today I want to show you how it simplifies a lot of the work that goes into designing and deploying custom list definitions and instances either to SharePoint On-Premise or SharePoint Online from a CloudShare SharePoint 2010 development environment. Read the rest of this entry »
Another common request when you are working with a remote SharePoint 2010 environment (either virtualized or not) is the ability to easily create a copy of it and run it as fast as possible. Fortunately, CloudShare offering includes this capability out of the box allowing you to create a complete copy of an existing environment o another one (either new or not). The steps for cloning an existing CloudShare environment are quite straightforward:
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Using Claims Authentication to Configure Multiple Authentication Providers in a CloudShare EnvironmentOctober 25th, 2011 | Author: Danny Jessee | Filed under: CloudShare, SharePoint | Tags: authentication, claims, environment, Intranet, SharePoint, sharepoint 2010, windows
CloudShare’s very own Chris Riley recently shared an environment of mine in a blog post about network orchestration. This environment leverages some exciting new capabilities in SharePoint 2010: namely Claims Authentication in a SharePoint 2010 web application and the ability to configure multiple authentication providers in a single zone.
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