Patching SQL Server with Integration Services (SSIS) installed together with AlwaysOn Availability Group

Availability Group Upgrade in HADR Scenario

I recently ran into an issue while patching a SQL 2012 AlwaysOn Cluster. The installation of service pack 3 would fail, with the following error message(s): Database ‘SSISDB’ cannot be opened due to inaccessible files or insufficient memory or disk Continue reading Patching SQL Server with Integration Services (SSIS) installed together with AlwaysOn Availability Group

Explorer View (Webdav) not working on sites running SNI

SNI IIS Settings

Recently on one of my SharePoint farms I noticed the “Open with Explorer” is not working. After couple of minutes of digging into the settings and performing network traffic captures I realized is not the SharePoint farm fault. In fa Continue reading Explorer View (Webdav) not working on sites running SNI

Why SharePoint 2013 Cumulative Update takes 5 hours to install? – SharePoint Brew – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

I recently went through the process of applying the latest SharePoint 2013 Cumulative Update on my multi server SharePoint 2013 Farm.   To my surprise, I found the total time to apply the patch (install the bits) took over 5 hours Continue reading Why SharePoint 2013 Cumulative Update takes 5 hours to install? – SharePoint Brew – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

Nauplius » SharePoint Warm-Up Scripts: A Thing of the Past

Nauplius » SharePoint Warm-Up Scripts: A Thing of the Past. Enter a new feature to IIS 8: Application Initialization.  This module will allow you to set Application Pools to always run, regardless if an end user request has been made Continue reading Nauplius » SharePoint Warm-Up Scripts: A Thing of the Past

SharePoint and SQL 2012 Always On – Remember to Sync you logins across Replicas !

SQL Synchronize Logins

I recently ran into a problem at one of our customers. I won’t bother you with details and come straight to the point. Let’s say you have successfully created a SQL 2012 Always On Availability group and configure SharePoint to Continue reading SharePoint and SQL 2012 Always On – Remember to Sync you logins across Replicas !

Maximizing SQL 2012 Performance for SharePoint 2013 WhitePaper

Abstact As a SharePoint Consultant I get to see dozens of SharePoint farms every year, and one of the most common complaints I get from clients – is that SharePoint is slow. A lot of people think that SharePoint is Continue reading Maximizing SQL 2012 Performance for SharePoint 2013 WhitePaper

SharePoint RSS webpart with Kerberos and ISA/TMG

Consider the following scenario. You have a SharePoint farm and the servers don’t have direct access to the internet. All internet traffic is routed through a TMG or ISA server. You have a web application with several site collections and Continue reading SharePoint RSS webpart with Kerberos and ISA/TMG

Poor performance on people picker search in SPS2010 – TechNet Blogs

Today, I’d like to post about a behavior in SharePoint that has a dramatically impact on performance especially in AD forests with (multiple) trusts ! Consider this scenario: You go to the people picker to search for let’s say:  “User42”. Continue reading Poor performance on people picker search in SPS2010 – TechNet Blogs

SharePoint 2010: Error 7043 “Load control template file /_controltemplates/TaxonomyPicker.ascx failed”

SharePoint 2010: Error 7043 “Load control template file /_controltemplates/TaxonomyPicker.ascx failed”. SUMMARY You install Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 RTM on Windows 2008 R2, you receive the following error message multiple times in the application event log: Event Type: Error Event Source: SharePoint Continue reading SharePoint 2010: Error 7043 “Load control template file /_controltemplates/TaxonomyPicker.ascx failed”