A usually large collection of data organized especially for rapid search and retrieval (as by a computer).

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RBS with SharePoint 2010 and SQL Express 2008 / 2012.

My client has about 100GB of files loaded on a File Server. Initially the plan was to upload everything to SharePoint and bring everything under one hood. They have SharePoint Foundation 2010 and SQL ...
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Databases for Sharepoint Foundation 2013

I recently installed Sharepoint 2013 onto a test server to look at the possibilities of upgrading our 2010 instance. After the installation, I noticed that far more DBs were created on my SQL Server. ...
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Databases require upgrade or not supported

My search stopped automatically crawling on Feb 28. I can still start it manually and it works but it doesn't work automatically. When I went to Central Administration, I saw the following error: ...
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Sharepoint site stopped working. Database “needs upgrading”. Upgrade fails

One of my Sharepoint 2010 Site Collections has stopped functioning this morning and presents the following in the browser. Server error: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=177673 When I look ...
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How to force standalone install?

On out-of-the-box Windows Server 2012, I installed SharePoint 2013. I was not asked any database question, and SharePoint was working fine. Then I made the server a domain controller and decided to ...
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Editing a Dataview from a joined list

I think I want to do something simple, but it seems maybe I am not doing it the way you are supposed to. I need to use Sharepoint Designer 2007 to create a website, code behind is highly likely to be ...
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Customising parameters in SqlDataSource

I am very new to Sharepoint and ASP and all of this so I suspect my question is really simple but I am confused. I am using Sharepoint Designer 2007 and am not allowed to use code behind. The task ...
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“SharePoint is not a database!” article of 2009 - does it still apply for SP 2010 and 2013?

I'm talking about this blog post by Chris Woodill. He mentions the following advantages of modeling data via SQL programming instead of SharePoint's lists: Primary And foreign keys: one of the most ...
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Implementing a Custom ASPX Page That Uses a Custom Database

I know how to create custom ASPX pages and a deployment package, but I need to implement a custom ASPX page in SharePoint 2010 which uses its own custom database. Please advise me how to do this.
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Access Database-linked forms not working after Server Reboot

Our server went down & when I rebooted, all is working on site except Access Database-linked forms are not working. It is showing following error: > Preparing Site ... Someone has recently ...
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Database Attach Upgrade - Warnings and Errors

After running the database attach upgrade and getting the site collection running. SharePoint is advising about some problems. 1- Databases running in compatibility range, upgrade recommended. The ...
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error when start new project in visual studio 2010

I am a new administrator to a SharePoint farm and I want to start developing *web-part*s for our sites. In our company we have installed SharePoint 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2. And we have ...
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SharePoint Data Modelling Tool

I plan to develop a data model for a SharePoint application that we would like to bid out for development. Is there a data modelling tool that is preferred to be used with SharePoint, like it can ...
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Move database to new SQL Server

My client has asked me to move all the Database used by the SharePoint Farm to a new SQL Server Machine. I came across this article ...
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how to add data connections in infopath codebehind

I'm trying to add multiple data connections to an infopath form in the codebehind. I see that I can connect to a db file , but not straight to sql server. Is this possible? Thanks,
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How to Create Analysis service Data Source for SharePoint Dashboard designer?

We don't have data warehouse, we want to add Reports in SharePoint dashboard designer from SharePoint list as data-source, but Reports accepts only analysis service as Data source. So can anyone ...
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different users, one access web database, permissions

I want to create a Sharepoint site and want to publish an Access web database on it. I want to know is there a way to give different permissions to Sharepoint site users? Some users have just read ...
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Problem with setting Farm Account

I am currently trying to setup a farm for my fresh sharepoint installation (before i run the configuration wizard) and set a local account for the farm admin. I ran this cmd using sharepoint ...
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How to stop SQL time out issue

I keep getting "System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server is not responding." 9 out of 10 times when I try to ...
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accessing database through sharepoint using a service account (windows account)

I am having an issue with connecting to the database for KHouse through sharepoint. I have run through several workarounds to get it to work, but to no avail. We are using several pages that retrieve ...
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Migrate Excel Docs from Shared Drive to Sharepoint Foundation 2010?

I have a fairly large shared drive with various files that need to be migrated over to SharePoint. I only have full control of my site, which is a subsite within the hierarchy. I feel like if I were ...
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Moving the Sharepoint 2010 configuration Database to a new DB server..?

We were using the database server "OldDBServer" and have copied all the databases on the new database server "NewDBServer". Now, all the reference (like CA admin content DB, content DBs & Service ...
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Integrating an external database into Sharepoint

One of my current projects involves integrating a client's database into an overall CRM system design. Part of the process was updating their legacy database and porting it over to SQL Server. ...
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How Can I create simple database in list Sharepoint Fundation?

How I can create simple database for example vacation request in SP list? It will looks like that: I create probably two list. In first list is vacation days people and on the second list is vacation ...
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How to create sites taking values from database

In one interview, interviewer asked this question. I have one table in sql server database which contains the Title and its id(int). Now I want to retrieve those values from database and based on the ...
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Site usage report from Database

I have a SP 2007 site where site usage is enabled and I can check the usage for last thirty days. I wanted the usage details for last 6 months for which I went to SharePoint Designer but my SPD is ...
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New-SPconfigurationDatabase: Invalid Address on single SP2010 install

Can anyone please help me with this as I'm sure im missing something small. I am installing SP2010 on a Win7 Prof machine. All components on one machine. SQL2008R2 installed and all the features are ...
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Empty tables in WSS 3.0 configuration database

I've been looking through the configuration database of our WSS 3.0 installation and I've noticed that the Databases, Servers, Sites, and VirtualServers tables are completely empty. And yet the site ...
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Insufficient SQL database permissions for user “”

I'm working with SharePoint 2007 and when I start the search service I keep getting the following error: Insufficient SQL database permissions for user '' in database Test_ConfigDB on SQL Server ...
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Restore User Profile Data to another farm

I've been setting up a test farm for a customer where I'll be looking to restore the UPSA databases from production, mainly the profile one, there isn't too much else I'm interested in other than ...
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How does SharePoint store versions of customised pages?

While a page is uncustomised (previously known as unghosted) it is stored on the file system, however once it is customised (previously known as ghosting) it is copied to the DB. Source 1 and Source 2 ...
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How to Connect to SQL database using Sharepoint 2010/Office 365

How do you get into the Central administration page and create a secure store application ID? I am trying to connect to an external database and cannot do so with my current credentials. I have a ...
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Storage Location of Installed Features

Are features installed on a site stored in any of the databases? I know the assemblies installed to the GAC from a .wsp are not, however are the features themselves stored in a database?
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Move databases to another server

I have tried moving all databases to another server, but I forgot to change the default database server in Central Administration. From Googling it, I found out that stsadm or psconfig could help me ...
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Does anyone know which database table Job Titles are stored in on WSS 3.0?

I need to edit the job titles of users in an installation of WSS 3.0. There doesn't seem to be an easy way of doing this as an administrator. Users can edit their own details via the ...
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How to change the database server in SharePoint server 2010?

I have SharePoint Server 2010 installed on Server A (all the roles are on the same machine),and now I need to add a new server B which must be the new database server, so I need to move all the ...
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Need to access a database…what is the best/proper/recommended way

Here is the setup. I have a SQL Server database that i need to query. I want to display the information in a Telerik/Devexpress chart control on either an application or site page. Here is what i ...
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SP2010: Is modifying of admin content DB stored procedure permissionssions allowed?

I'm having a problem in production environment with help pages. Basically the problem is that the application pool account for some reason does not have permissions to run the required stored ...
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WSS_Logging database size

Our sharepoint server 2010 WSS_Logging database is about 100GB and counting ... (Farm DB ~1TB / ~100 000 pages viewed per day / ~5000 unique users per days) I've reduced retention and logging ...
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Enormous database log files - Why are they not being truncated after a SharePoint backup runs?

I've performed a full Farm backup and also a full Site Collection backup using Central Administration site but there are still several enormous database log files 4GB - SharePoint_AdminContent 53GB ...
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Using linq to get aggregated total of distinct values from csv items in datatable

I am going to use linq to get datapoints for chart created in sharepoint from datatable this is datatable with 2 columns "task" and "users" task users task 1 john task 2 mike, ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - database reconfiguration after failure

We had major database crash and our master database got broken. Probably it will be rebuild so then we will have to configure logins and user mappings for sharepoint databases. Is there some kind of ...
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Renaming SP2010 Service Application DBs

Does anyone have any experience of renaming the SP2010 Service Application Databases. They were created and I don't recall an option to manually name them (as you can with Content DBs). They are in ...
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Linq Data Context - connect from web part as application pool identity

I have an assembly with linq to sql mappings and I'd like to utilize it in my webpart. But when I try following: DataList dataList = new DataList(); dataList.DataSource = DB.Foo; ...
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Get default db instance

I'm writing web service which will be part of my sharepoint solution. This service will save and read some data from custom db which will reside on the same mssql instance as sharepoint. I'd like my ...
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Additional databse - best practices

Our system needs to synchronize data with external systems by web services. We want additional database to keep needed data and then be able to access it. I wonder how to resolve issue with database ...
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Central Administration cannot connect to configuration database

I made a script for batch uploading files, which I successfully used to upload more than 900 files (few gigs of data). Today I prepared another set of files and everything was working fine, but ...
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Update a list via SQL with MOSS2007?

How can I go about applying an update statement to a on MOSS2007 deployment? Essentially I'd like to write something similar to the following across it: update <list_name> set ...
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How to know the GUID of a Database?

I follow this step by step http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff681014.aspx for reset the User Profile Synchronization Service but I need the GUID of the synchronization database. I searched a ...
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Attach restored content DB to same web application

I have an issue with a customer DB with it being corrupted. This has been the case for a while and hence no way to revert to a backup because all the backups have the corruption as well. I am however ...