Service Delivery in the land of SharePoint

SQL Log Shipping in Sharepoint – A Disaster Recovery Strategy

SQL Log Shipping in Sharepoint – A Disaster Recovery Strategy

Defining a disaster recovery plan using collaborative tools which have a database backend is not an easy thing to achieve. The issues are technical and yep, you guessed, non-technical… In this short article, I’ll describe a what it means and the high level strategy for use. Log shipping enables you to configure SQL Server to continually send...

Site Management – Support, Education, Training

Site Management – Support, Education, Training

As a SharePoint Architect, you’ll define a policy concerning the management of sites or at least will have an input to it; and whatever policy or process that comes from that is not called Tech Support – it’s called Business Content (content hierarchy) Support – meaning management of content and structure. Effectively, I would assume that it...

Enterprise Library Logging – Event 100

Enterprise Library Logging – Event 100

Well, back in the land of SharePoint ducking in and out of writing my now tome of a book <grin> Strange issue today with a client setup – typical farm arrangement, two front ends, application, cluster. Fromt checking one of the front ends scanned the application event log and came across Enterprise Library Logging errors. Mighty strange since they...

Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery in Sharepoint  This section will describe what you need to know in order to protect the SharePoint environment. There is one golden rule when it comes to SharePoint backups: In other words, if you make a backup of a site, you will be able to restore that site, and nothing but that site. For example, you will not be able to restore a list or a...

Developing DRP

Developing DRP

This section will describe what you need to know in order to protect the SharePoint environment. There is one golden rule when it comes to SharePoint backups – make sure you can restore backups in the timeframe required by the business. The consequence is that you will need to develop a strategy consisting of several procedures that all work together, in...