Tag Archives: Blob Externalization

Why use On-Premises SharePoint with BLOB Storage in the Cloud?

SharePoint cloud storage can provide significant reduction in cost by drastically reducing the total costs of ownership of storage hardware and its associated management. It is interesting to examine the possible scenarios in which the potentials of cloud based storage … Continue reading

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Which BLOBs to Externalize?

In an earlier debate here, I had talked about the fact the although there is a very strong case in favor of externalizing the BLOBs out of SQL Server to inexpensive tiers of storage for most of the SharePoint installations, … Continue reading

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Link Legacy Documents to SharePoint without Copying

SharePoint, as the name suggests, means a place to share something. True to its name, SharePoint is essentially a document-centric collaboration platform, supporting sharing of documents, reports, calendars, lists, announcements and other publishable material. However, despite all the niceties, SharePoint … Continue reading

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Reduce Cost with SharePoint Archiving

SharePoint Archiving is an attraction for SharePoint users. SharePoint is a document centric product and the number of documents grows very rapidly in medium to large size company. Even after externalizing all the documents or BLOBs, the amount of storage needed … Continue reading

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