SQL

Installing SharePoint 2013 Preview on Windows 2012 Server with SQL 2012-Part 1

Posted by on Jul 23, 2012 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2013, SQL 2012

Tweet I am sure there are a lot of you who are contemplating installing or have already installed SharePoint 2013 consumer preview, and with all the talk around the town, SharePoint 2013 raises the bar again on what SharePoint has to offer. I can’t believe how time has flown and it was almost 3 years ago that I wrote my first blog post on Installing SharePoint 2010 beta on a Windows 2008 R2 Server.  Today will be the first of many blog posts on SharePoint 2013 so make sure you stay tuned as we begin a new adventure with the latest iteration of SharePoint. In this two part series on...

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Installing and Configuring Reporting Services for SharePoint 2010 in an existing Farm

Posted by on Jun 15, 2012 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2010, SQL

Tweet As you are well aware, SharePoint and SQL work very closely together and with each iteration of SharePoint and SQL, that integration gets tighter and tighter.  One of the main attractions to integrating  SharePoint with SQL Server Reporting Services, commonly referred to as SSRS  is to allow users to create, modify and publish reports from within SharePoint itself. Reporting Services (SSRS) provides some predefined content types that are used to manage various files, including the shared Report data source (.rsds) files, the Report Builder model (.smdl), and the Report Builder report...

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SQL 2008 Service Pack 1 released .. Did it break my SharePoint Farm?

Posted by on Apr 10, 2009 in SharePoint, SQL

Tweet Microsoft has recently released Service Pack 1 for SQL 2008 which you can download from here. Being the brave person that I am, I decided to update my SQL instance housing my SharePoint databases as soon as I could. Even though it doesn’t contain any new features but mainly bug fixes and a rollup of cumulative updates 1-3, I have a habit of being up to date! So, today was the day! After successfully updating my VMware ESX hosts to update 4, I decided I would continue with the theme of “updating” and upgrade one of my SQL 2008 boxes which is dedicated to housing my...

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