SQL Server

Lydia Bronze

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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Juan Carlos

How to configure SharePoint 2013 Content Databases in read-only mode

March 5th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Read-Only Databases is a feature available when upgrading or moving SharePoint 2013 content databases to avoid any data loss and allow users access to the information stored in the system. In this mode we can backup content databases with the latest information available, and at the same time guarantee our SharePoint users can read existing data, but not modify it. In this article, I will explain step-by-step how to configure an existing content database in read-only mode:

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Lydia Bronze

How to Recover SharePoint 2013 Databases from Suspect Mode

January 29th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,


I restarted my SharePoint server, opened Central Administration and encountered the following error:

Server Error in ‘/’ Application
Runtime Error
Description: An application error occurred on the server.

01 - SharePoint 2013 Server Error in Application

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Lydia Bronze

Step-By-Step Guide to Installing Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Server

October 8th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare | Tags: , , , , ,


We get a lot of requests for templates that include Microsoft Dynamics stack. Recently, we published a new template containing Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM is a customer relationship management product. Dynamics CRM features help you to optimize your sales efforts, manage your marketing opportunities and improve your service. Dynamics CRM is user friendly, easy to customize and has great integration with Microsoft Outlook.

I’ve decided to document the installation process and as usual, you can save yourself some time by grabbing this permalink where I’ve already done the work!

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Lydia Bronze

How to configure and integrate SQL Server Master Data Services and Data Quality Services

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


DQS and MDS are both SQL 2012 features supported by BI and Enterprise editions. Data Quality Services (DQS) can be used by business users and IT professionals to maintain the quality of their data and to ensure that the data is suited for their organization’s business usage. Master Data Services (MDS) is a SQL Server feature for master data management (MDM). MDM is used to discover non-transactional lists of data, with the goal of assembling maintainable master lists.  Read the rest of this entry »


Lydia Bronze

How to Resolve an Installation Error of Full Text Search Component in SQL Server

June 8th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, SharePoint | Tags: , , , , , , , ,


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 »