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A physical medium on which data is held in a permanent state, typically composed of multiple spinning disks or flash memory.

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SP2013 Metrics and Reporting

Background: We manage multiple site collections in a SharePoint 2013 environment. I don't have access to the servers, and I am restricted to using client side solutions.I am displaying overall ...
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SharePoint as cloud storage for a web system

I am analyzing the use of SharePoint Online as cloud storage for a website in development. The main use of this is for Word and PDF Files. The main functionalities that we need are: File Search ...
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What is the difference between site collection storage and site storage?

I don't know the difference between storage for site collection and storage of site. Can anyone please explain the difference between site collection storage and site storage?
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SharePoint online, external cloud storage for images and videos

I am implementing a sharepoint online and have an issue with images and videos. Basically, there are more than 30Gb of videos and images being generated every week and we need to keep them easily ...
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Javascript to read site collection storage volume

It is possible to read the storage Volume of a site collection with JavaScript?
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Sharepoint storage recommendation for recycle bin? (with a storage limit of 10GB)

Our users from O365 are able to use OneDrive. We set the OneDrive storage limit to 10GB. In the last few days, some of our users report that they receiving a mail like: Your onedrive is out of storage ...
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Max Storage Capacity SharePoint Online

We have a limit of 7.74TB with an E5 subscription. Does anyone know the limit Microsoft will give a SharePoint Online instance? We are wanting to store a lot of data, like > 50TB. What will MS sell ...
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Does the “Storage Used” number for the site collection inside the sharepoint central admin give accurate number

2 day ago I did a migration for our sharepoint on-premises team site collection 2013 (which contain 69 sub-sites) to sharepoint online, using a third party tool named sharegate. and during the ...
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For a web part that maintained a PER-USER collection of data objects what would be the recommended place to store the per-user data?

New to SharePoint. Traditionally I would throw something like this into a SQL database, but perhaps something in SharePoint would suffice and be less overhead, an overall better option. I know there ...
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How to find the storage metrics based on file type in SharePoint Online

We would like to know if it's possible to get the storage metrics based on document type for a SharePoint Online site collection meaning how much space is occupied by each type of document. Let me ...
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Sharepoint Online Storage limit - 25TB or 1TB?

Our company is using the Office 365 suite, and we are considering to move our data from our old file servers to Sharepoint/Onedrive. Since we have a lot of data (15TB+), it's important for me that I ...
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Spsite.usage.storage gives access denied exception

I am getting an access denied exception while executing SPSite.Usage.Storage with Contribute access, even though I have used run with elevated privileges. It works okay when I run it with site owner ...
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SharePoint 2010 Site Collection Maximum Size

Title says it all, I hope! We have a SharePoint 2010 SP1 and one of our collections regularly goes over their quota (and ask for us to extend it). We would like to know if there is an absolute ...
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How i can increase the Storage Limit for my office 365 site collections

I am working on an office 365 site collection, and when i access my site collections i find that all the site collections have a storage limit = 1 GB , although we have total storage of 1.07 TB as ...
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My sharepoint online site collection is showing 2% usage with only 4 pages added

I am working on a new sharepoint online office 365. and i have create a new enterprise wiki site collection. then inside the new site collection i added 4 wiki pages (simple pages containing text and ...
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Is it possible to automatically create a list item when a file is added in a folder on a computer?

I use a sharepoint site to deal with escalation tickets. I want to attach files to those tickets. BUT I cannot use the magical "attach files" parameters because files would be stored on sharepoint and ...
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Site, sub-site and User level storage quota in SharePoint Online?

can we put Site, sub-site and User level quota in SharePoint Online !
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How does list versioning impact storage capacity?

Interested in turning on list versioning (not document versioning) in SharePoint and wanted to know the impact it has on storage. Does it take up much storage? Thanks!
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how to calculate the Storage quote for my new site collection inside sharepoint online

I am working on an Office 365 sharepoint 2013 online server. now i want to create a new sit collection , but i have noted that the Storage Quota is mandatory. so my question is how i can calculate it ...
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SharePoint Online storage and sync limits

It's not clear to me, after reading SharePoint Online software boundaries and limits (or even this announcement) how the sync limits work. My questions are: If I have 10,000 files, would I have to ...
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Should I care about storage quotas when developer hosted add-in?

I am developing SharePoint add-in, and I am wondering if requests in the add-in would have an effect on storage quotas in SharePoint? or is it just limited to sandbox solutions? I can't understand ...
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SharePoint Online Storage

How much storage is per default for SharePoint Online and Office 365? A client of mine would like to know how much storage he will get. I cant find an updated answer.
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Enabling/Calculating Storage metrics

If I go in the storage metrics of my Sharepoint 2013 the most items has the following: Not available 0,00% 30.12.1899 01:00 Is there something to set? How do I recalculate it?
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Storage limit error for database

I received this error, is it pertaining to the size of the list or the entire site itself? how can I get additional space?
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Set StorageQuota on existing site collection using CSOM and Powershell

Is there a way to set storage- and resource-quota on existing site collection using CSOM and Powershell? there is no MaximumStorageLevel property like at SiteCreationInformation using Powershell Set-...
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Exceeding warning level for storage after adding site collection to larger template

I keep receiving the following warning email after expanding the site quota. You are receiving this e-mail message because you are an administrator of the following SharePoint Web site, which has ...
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what does % of parent mean in a site collection storage metric report

So I'm looking at a storage metric report for a site collection and I see one document library that is using up 99.98% of the parent...what does that mean and would this have any affect on saving ...
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Archiving SharePoint 2010 List with Attachments

I have a SharePoint 2010 site collection that runs a complex change management process using multiple lists. The site collection has a 10 GB storage limit. The change management process requires ...
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Why does storage metrics show size is smaller than the database

In "Site Collection Administration : Storage Metrics" I can see our top two sites are 88384.3MB and 23324.6 MB however our database file (the mdf) is only 53GB. Any idea why this might be so much ...
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SPSite.Usage.Storage is wrong and I can't find the “large” files

A user's MySite is over the default quota of 100MB. PS C:\> $site.Usage.Storage 106731646 So the user currently has round about 106MB in his personal site. The problem is: He doesn't. Database: ...
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SharePoint 2013 vs Confluence Wiki (same story?)

I am in the same situation as the questioner two years ago, however I don't have a body of people using Confluence they see it as being promising and should be considered. Has the landscape changed ...
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Sharepoint Total Disk Space

I have been using a company SharePoint website and would like to know it's total disk space size. Can anybody help me with this issue? Thanks in advance, Clauber
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SharePoint Usage for Academic Files

I would like to know if SharePoint is the best solution for Academic Files (over 3,000 and growing). We currently have them packed tight in file cabinets, overflowing in boxes, and they continue to ...
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how to access and upload big data to External storage via Sharepoint 2013

We are in media agency and have Terabytes of data in storage but don't know how to manage it and access quickly and how to upload new data systematically, We have sharepoint 2013 standard installed ...
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Document storage in sharepoint

By default, Sharepoint stores the documents in Sql Server. It may give performance issue if we have large files(say 1 TB). So, how do we overcome this or do we have any other way of storing ...
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Deleting Documents and implications on storage space

I have a need to generate documents and send them to a email address. Once the document has been sent I don't actually care about the generated document, oh and it has to be a document, formatted HTML ...
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SharePoint vs Confluence Wiki

I have been using SharePoint now for 3 years and I really like it and would really like all employees in our company to move over to SharePoint from our Confluence Wiki. I want them to have their ...
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How do I obtain a list of large files in a site collection?

Without jumping the gun and writing some extravagant Web Services CAML query or PowerShell script (which may be optimal here), I would like to ask if anyone knows how to obtain a list of large files ...
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Does the SharePoint Site Collection Audit Log count against the site collection quota?

Does the SharePoint Site Collection Audit Log count against the site collection quota?
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SharePoint 2010 site collection quota

In SharePoint 2007, there was a useful tool underneath Site Collection Administration called “Storage space allocation” that led to storman.aspx underneath http://servername/_layouts/storman.aspx. ...
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MOSS 2007: How to programmatically store web part properties for a user?

I have a web part which shows data in one of 3 different formats. The format is selected by clicking one of 3 buttons in the web part. This works fine. A request has come through to store the last ...
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SmartPart: How to make use of personal storage?

I have a user control which is deployed as a web part by using SmartPart. I would now like to be able to define a property and have the value stored in the user's storage space. I guess I need to be ...
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Make me understand Remote Blob Storage (RBS)

So I've read the MSDN Overview of Remote BLOB Storage as well as the FAQ: Sharepoint 2010 Remote Blob Storage (RBS), but I still don't completely understand how RBS would manifest itself in Sharepoint....
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How to verify the Site Collection quota size?

One of the site-collection administrators wants to verify the Site Collection quota size (he does not have access to Central Administration.) Is there a way to achieve this?
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Managing Quotas and Content Databases with multiple Site Collections

Five content DBs are associated with a webapplication and each content DB can store upto 50GB. We have configured a couple of site quotas as follows: basic_quota (1GB) collab_quota (2GB) ...
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Webpart store information in lists or databse?

I am going to create a web part that are going to replace an application that we currently are using. The application is basically used to query information from a database. The Database consist of ...