The Business Data Catalog (BDC) is a feature introduced for SharePoint 2007 that provides an easy way to integrate business data from back-end server applications, such as SAP or Siebel, within Office SharePoint Server 2007 without writing any code.

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How to create an external List on SharePoint 2010 using MySQL table

I have a MYSQL database that contains customer related data from sugarcrm while a few order related data is stored in the MSSQL server. So far, I have been able to create an external list for the ...
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Business Data Connector List Column not working BDC XML Definition

I have a BDC connected to a SQL Table with 2500 Rows. I'm able to add a Business Data List WP to a page and point it to the BDC source and it look fine except for limited number of Rows. However, if I ...
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Crawled Properties from Business Data not getting created

I have created a content source crawling exteranl data using business data connectivity service. I can sucessfully crawl the business data content source without any errors. In crawl logs also I ...
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SharePoint BDC Model NULL Structure

I crawl database with FAST Search Server for SharePoint 2010. When incremental crawl is running, it is getting the following error for some records. After the first error, SharePoint takes the same ...
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Error Connecting to Business Data Connectivity Metadata Store - SharePoint 2010 Foundation

Issue connecting to External Content Types in SharePoint Designer. After clicking on the ECT Site Objects on the Left side of the screen, it displays all the previously set up ECTs. When trying to ...
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How to : Visual Studio 2010 create Sharepoint List and define data source?

I have this ugly requirement of creating a SharePoint list (could be a custom or an calendar) which displays the companies upcoming events, the problem is that x department updates an excel sheet ...
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External Content Type in a Site Column results in ArgumentNullException for wildcardedNamespace

I created an external content type, which seems to work fine. I created a list to browse the external content type, and I can see the elements coming from my sql server. I can also use the create and ...
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Business Data Catalog: Application Definition File issue

I created my BDC application definition file with the help of Application Definition Designer. Before exporting the file, I executed the methods and they are all executing fine without issues. I then ...