Technical

REST Calls and MDS

SharePoint 2013 introduces MDS, or Minimal Download Strategy, as a way to increase performance of various types of SharePoint sites (basically, non-publishing sites.) It’s turned on for quite a few site templates out of the […] Read More

The Filtering Process has been Terminated

On a SharePoint 2013 farm we recently had search throw errors consistently being unable to crawl and index content. Looking into the crawl logs, I saw the error “The filtering process has been terminated”. Doing […] Read More

Speaking at Visual Studio Live!

I’m honored to have been chosen to present not one, but two sessions at the upcoming Visual Studio Live! event in Vegas from March 25 – 29. I remember this being one of the conferences […] Read More

On-Premise SharePoint 2013 Edition Comparison–Search

Pulling the table below from TechNet, the difference between Standard and Enterprise search in SharePoint 2013 is really only: Content Search Web Part Custom Entity Extraction Extensible Content Processing Advanced actions on Query Rules Video […] Read More

SSRS, SharePoint 2013, and SQL 2012 Standard Edition

When building out a new farm using SQL 2012 Standard and SharePoint 2010, a multi-server farm deployment with a dedicated SSRS server was possible. In SharePoint 2013 with SQL 2012 SP1, not so much possible, but […] Read More

SharePoint Saturday Utah 2013

The second incarnation of #SPSUtah is in the books and it was another success for the local community. Joel, Christian and Josef did a great job bringing everything together and working to increase attendance over […] Read More

Install & Configure Workflow in SharePoint 2013 Multi-Server Farm

Recently going through a farm install and configuration of Workflow in a 2013 multi-server farm, I learned a couple things along the way that weren’t covered by the still-catching-up documentation. First of all, prior to […] Read More

SharePoint Live! 360 Wrap Up

Man, what a week! I’m writing this in a hotel room in Orlando reflecting on spending the last few days at the first ever SharePoint Live! conference, put on by the folks who do the […] Read More

Speaking at SharePoint Live!

I’ll be speaking at a brand new SharePoint conference for SharePoint administrators, developers and planners – SharePoint Live!, December 10-14 in Orlando, FL. http://bit.ly/SPSPK16 I’ll be presenting the following sessions: Using SharePoint for Your Internet […] Read More

Windows 8 Missing “Manage Wireless Networks”

Go ahead, look. It’s not there. I recently installed Windows 8 on my work laptop and needed to add a manual wireless connection for a client. Adding the connection works just as it did in […] Read More