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List Employee Certifications

My company has about 30 employees and I'm trying to create an easily-accessible method for everyone to view each other's certifications (type, cert #, exp. date, etc.) but I'm not really sure what the ...
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How to get config database server programatically?

I would like to use C# to get the server name and instance (e.g. myserver/instance1) where configuration database of the local farm resides. I don't want to use PowerShell. Is there a way to do this ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and 2013 on same SQL Server

We have a Sharepoint 2013 installed with SQL database Cluster and our old Sharepoint 2010 databases should also be moved to the new SQL database Cluster but not migrated to Sharepoint 2013. I have ...
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Restoring the config database

So, restoring the config database is not recommended, but what happens if you do it anyway? In theory, things could be out of sync, but in actuality, what exactly could get out of sync? So, for ...
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How to bring down/reduce the SharePoint DB Server memory usage?

For our SharePoint 2013 application, we are using 2 Web Servers 2 APP 2 DB One of the DB server memory usage is about 78%. (Windows Server 2012 with 16 GB RAM, where sqlserver.exe takes upto 9 ...
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Database is in compatibility range and upgrade is recommended

In my farm I installed the SharePoint 2013 directly, and I didn't had any older SP system in the farm. I am not sure why i get the following error message : The following databases have versions ...
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SharePoint_Config_Log fast increase in size

the SharePoint_Config_Log size is taking a lot of space really fast i need to make stop at least make go slower. am i missing anything?
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Restore content database 2013

I am trying to restore a SharePoint site with a backed up content database. I restored the backup of the content database to Sql server, then when i created the web application i entered the restored ...
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confused about database attach upgrade from 2010 to 2013

I am in the process of a test upgrade from 2010 to 2013. I have set up a new test farm and I want to start attaching databases to the test farm but I have a few questions I can't figure out. What ...
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Is it possible to deploy a Sharepoint Foundation content database to Azure SQL Services?

We are starting a new project and to be costly effective we need to use Sharepoint Foundation 2013. We are planning to deploy both Sharepoint and Database to cloud. For Sharepoint we will use a ...
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Does sharepoint online support external Data sources

We are looking to migrate to sharepoint online from our current on premise installation and currently have one question that is still unanswered. We use custom WebParts (which we will need if we ...
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Is reading from SP Databases supported through Open Specifications?

Microsoft has documented certain things as part of their Open Specification. This includes SharePoint, like MS-UPSSDSP (PDF) which is documented as Specifies the User Profile Social Data Stored ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2010 with SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 - compatibility?

I have to upgrade SharePoint Foundation 2010 databases SQL Server 2008 R2 to SP2. If SharePoint Foundation 2010 is full compatibility with SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2?
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BCS Question (scenarios when data source is unreachable)

I have a few real-world (hopefully simple) BCS questions for on-premise database and SharePoint Online (O365) connected by OData web service: In the scenario where the data source is ...
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BCS Question (changing data source of a web service)

We are going to be building a Web Service (on-premise) to connect our data to SharePoint online (o365) using BCS and OData. If we migrate our database from one location (in Oracle) to another (e.g. ...
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Playing with SP Database, will it break SP directly?

I am ready about SharePoint databases and what could happen if someone messes with them, all I've seen is that they can affect the upgrade of SharePoint because messing with them could change the ...
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Infopath Form does not work in Sharepoint

I have a form that has 3 Data Connections. Main Data Source (Active Directory) Secundary Data Source (SOAP Web Service) Secundary Data Soruce (SQL Database) I fetch data from AD, from a Web Service ...
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Can multiple MS-Access 2007 front ends be linked to an SQL Server 2008 backend on Sharepoint?

I have several computers at different locations, each with their own copy of an MS-Access 2007 front end. Each copy links to an SQL-Server 2008 back end on a server. I would like to migrate the back ...
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SharePoint 2010 Form Integration with iPad App

This might be an odd question and honestly I don't know if it is possible or not. I have a client that is wanting an iPad App form which we developed to be synced/integrated with a SharePoint 2010 ...
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How to check whether Content Database is read-only or not?

How to check whether Content Database is read-only or not using client context ? we can easily get using server object model but how to do this with Client Object Model
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How to clear WSS_UsageApplication content?

We've been using Sharepoint 2013. My question / problem is : The database is about 35 Gb and a shrink db on an SQL level didnt help. How to clear WSS_UsageApplication content?
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What is best way manage SharePoint webpart access to database?

I have my custom webpart, which have access to database. I need to configure data source, catalog, username and password, which allows webpart a access database. I don't want that users can see, what ...
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Is it Possible for data to flow thusly?: Infopath form to Access database to Sharepoint list

We have a department that could solve their issue with a post-it. Instead, they would like a form where people could enter data, and the data would pass to an Access DB, which would be tied a SP 2010 ...
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InfoPath forms and some services do not work after database restoration!

Last they some of my SharePoint server databases stuck in restoring state. After I solved those databases issue. Now some of my SharePoint features do not work. For example Infopath forms can not be ...
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Sharepoint 2010 databases are in restoring state

I have a single server in my SharePoint 2010 server farm. Today some of users complained about that some of Infopath forms can not be opened. When I checked the SOL Server Management Studio I saw that ...
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Does 'Web Access Database Sharepoint site' created in Sharepoint 2013 sync/work with Microsoft Access 2010

Will I face any compatibility issues when I use MA 2010?
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Sharepoint 2010 Configuring Database Connections without using alias

After migrating all SharePoint databases to a new SQL Server, how can I configure SharePoint to to reference the new SQL Server without using an Alias? The reason we need to avoid using an Alias is ...
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Migrated 2010 Databases, but some DBs can no longer be pointed to due to alias

Here's our scenario. We successfully migrated our SharePoint 2010 Foundation databases to another server using this method and this article. The key point is that we set up an alias from our existing ...
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another object in this farm already contains the same id

I want to create a debugging web application and another one for UAT. The two applications should use identical content databases. I made a backup from our live content database and did a restore ...
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SharePoint DB Server - CPU usage 1 to 5%. RAM is almost 100% at all the time [closed]

On the SQL server box. I bumped the RAM to 24 GB and allocated 20GB for SQL Server. Now the performance looks like attached print shot. I see there is barely 1 GB RAM available and only 31 Free. Is ...
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How to query Oracle db to display table/view?

Using SharePoint 2010, how can you connect to Oracle db to query a view and display the table in SharePoint?
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SettingsServiceDB “Database is too old and upgrade is required”

I have ran this command after an update PSConfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -force -cmd applicationcontent -install -cmd installfeatures all databases are updated except BdcServiceDatabase, ...
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What exactly does it mean that storing “large blobs in the database reduces performance”?

To someone who knows database internals this may be an easy question, but can someone explain in a clear way why storing large blobs (say 400 MB movies) in the database is supposed to decrease ...
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WSS_Web Analytics Service Application database not found error

I have received the following error for a while: A critical incident has occurred where a database was not found on server . Event ID: 3760 Event Description: SQL Database 'WSS_Web Analytics ...
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Which database my current SharePoint server is using

I was told by the DB adminsitrator that the current SharePoint server on staging is connected to database named SV002\SPS, but when i create a new application the database server name will ...
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Unable to upgrade WSS_Search_ServerName database

I have got the following error in SharePoint 2010 Central Admin: The following databases require upgrade because their versions are older than the backwards compatible range: ...
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Built-in database limits for Foundation 2013

When I install Sharepoint Foundation 2013 as a stand alone installation, it uses a 'built-in' database. What is the maximum database size here?
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Sharepoint 2010 Data Sources with Windows Authentication

This is two part questions: Does SharePoint 2010 support Trusted_Connection(Integrated Security=Yes;) when connecting to SQL Servers 2008/2012 for retrieving custom list? If it does how can I set it ...
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Are documents in SP2010 saved directly to MS SQL Database

When I Upload a document e.g. Word or Excel documents to a document list. Are the files saved directly binary to an SQL database? If yes, could someone give me a url by MS, where I can find further ...
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Using InfoPath inBrowser forms, create reports from captured data, and present those reports back in SharePoint

I'm using SharePoint 2010 and I have access to InfoPath and BCS services. I’m looking to use InfoPath forms that are accessed IN-BROWSER through SharePoint to capture data, and use that data to ...
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SharePoint still holding a reference to Managed Meta data site columns even after deleting and cleaning database

I am facing some weird issue during the custom farm solution deployment in staging. I am receiving below error when activating the one of the features which deploys custom managed metadata fields as ...
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Updating a backend database from a Sharepoint site?

Okay I'm looking to set up a web based service that for the most part is only used to display data to a number of users. Now initially I'd decided to make something using Sharepoint (2003) as the ...
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Re-using SQL instance for multiple farms

During a transition phase of indeterminate length, I will be hosting the databases for a SP2012 farm and an unrelated SP2013 farm on the same physical hardware. I know that the guidance for mixing SP ...
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Which versions of sharepoint support sqlserver read commited snapshot isolation?

I have been unable to find out if Sharepoint 2010 or 2013 (or even 2007) are able to take advantage of this MSSQL feature to improve the performance of the database operations invoked by Sharepoint ...
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Workflows and SQL Server Databases

Is it possible to create a workflow that is started by activity in a SQL Server database that is outside of SharePoint? Using a WebPart to put and modify data in a database isn't a problem. ...
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What is a SPPersistedUpgradableObject and the IUpgradable interface mean?

SPPersistedUpgradableObject is a SPPersistedObject that implements the IUpgradable interface. The MSDN is seriously lacks any documentation other than it: Provides members for managing an ...
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IBM DB2 database connect to Sharepoint

We have an IBM DB2 database which stores our documents as BLOBS in binary format. I've read about Remote Blob Storage(RBS) and FILESTREAM but I'm still puzzled if its possible to hook up our IBM DB2 ...
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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: ...