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

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Why SharePoint is not considering 'dbo.AuditData' table while calculating the site-collection size?

We have a heavy used site collection with a 30GB quota limit on the content DB - WSS_WebApp_Content1, I have verified the 'dbo.AuditData' table and found that it has 1.4c records and is 35 GB in size. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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List of databases used for a sharepoint 2010 farm?

How to find the list of databases are used by a SharePoint 2010 Farm, including content databases, service application databases and configuration database.
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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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Emptying site collection recycle bin doesn't make content DB smaller?

I deleted everything from a site collection recycle bin and remote into the SQL server the content database is located and the sucker didn't get smaller. I had about a good 2 or 3 gigs of files in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What are the implications of using a shared/default SQL Server instance vs a dedicated/named one for SP2010 DB Role?

I have a database server that hosts multiple minor databases not related to SharePoint and I want to utilize this server for a SP2010 environment database role. What are the implications of ...
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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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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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(De)Commission SharePoint Database Servers

In our SharePoint Farm, We are running with 2 Database Servers and on which we have 20+ Databases.Now, due to some issues we would like to decommission the existing database servers and commission 2 ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 2007 Web-application is getting crashed due to memory leak

We decided to duplicate an existing web-application (for Podcasting kit), which has site collection only at root level, so created a new web-application (in the same DB instance) and imported (stsadm ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to split a Content Database within site

I have a very large content database & need to split it. Is it possible to split a content database within a site collection? or I need to create a new site collection?