SQL databases are not optimized for storing the unstructured content like documents, images and videos that dominates SharePoint. These unstructured objects, known as BLOBs, degrade performance and create SharePoint database sprawl, which is hard, time consuming and expensive to manage. StoragePoint shrinks SQL databases in SharePoint up to 98% by moving BLOBs outside those databases to storage of your choosing. This enables SharePoint content databases to remain lean, efficient and high performing.
Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) are essential cornerstones of any disaster recovery (DR) or backup plan. In fact, attempts to formulate a DR/Backup plan without RPO & RTO are little more than best-guesses. So what are these concepts and why are they important?
As a Product Manager, I often have the opportunity to talk to our customers and prospects about their SharePoint deployments. Many of these conversations have been about the pros and cons of governance policies when using SharePoint Groups or Active Directory groups.
As if you weren’t aware, your SharePoint environment could very well be a gigantic jumble of content. More than half of SharePoint deployments now measure well over 1 TB of content. Every year, this content grows around 65 percent.
The long-awaited, much-anticipated SharePoint 2013 has finally arrived. At this point, many organizations are asking themselves whether they should upgrade to SharePoint 2013.
UPDATE: Moving to SharePoint 2016? Read the latest version of this blog, "Yes, You Can Move Straight From SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2016"
In preparation for the Collab365 Summer Games I sat down with four SharePoint MVPs who have been 'SharePointing' for over a decade. We took a trip down memory lane, looking back to our very first moments, and discussed few areas we discovered through trial and error.