Monthly Archives: June 2011

SharePoint Backup and Recovery: From troubles to bliss

With ever-increasing number of documents added to SharePoint repositories, one challenge seems to be growing and that is the amount of time it takes to complete SharePoint backups. Larger SharePoint databases due to BLOB storage in them are resulting in … Continue reading

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Use SharePoint Storage Wisely by Externalizing BLOBs

SQL Server is a great database but like all other relational databases, it wasn’t designed to store BLOBs. And ironically SQL Server is the main SharePoint storage even though a large portion of SharePoint data is documents that are stored … Continue reading

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