SharePoint 2013 Web Analytics Report – Where is it?

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★   I get lots of questions regarding Web Analytics and its report in SharePoint 2013.  As you know that for SharePoint 2013 Analytics processing is no longer a separate service but is now a component of the Search service.  You can find the details behind this change in this TechNet Article under the section…

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Analytics Component disk location in SP2013

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Analytics processing component in Search for SP2013 requires additional 300 GB disk space (apart from 80 GB for the other search components hosted on the server except Index component) for local processing of analytics data before it is written to the analytics reporting database. Also it is preferred to have it in a separate…

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Visual studio 2012 Workflows Document Set

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★   In one of my blog, I talked about options to create document set through visual studio workflow for SharePoint 2013.   I want to extend that blog and show you how to actually use HTTPSend activity in Visual studio 2012 and also create document set by passing the context of the user (SPWorkflowActivationProperties.Originator). For…

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SP2013 : Search Components design

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ In one of my previous article, I talked about Search topology configuration in SP2013.  In this blog, I want to highlight on some of the key considerations for designing search architecture in a large environment.  Although technically you can have multiple Index replicas in one server, it is highly recommended not to have more…

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SP2013: Creating Document Set using Workflow

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ In SharePoint 2010 workflows you can create a Document Set using CreateListItem action in SharePoint Designer 2010 but things have changed in SharePoint 2013.  You will not be able to create a Document Set using CreateListItem action (either using SPD or VS 2012) in SP2013.  When you use CreateListItem action in your workflow for…

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SP2013 : Multi-Farm environment and Social features – A word of caution

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ If you are designing Multi-farm environments with social feature capabilities, I strongly encourage you to go over this article – What architects need to know about social features in Multi-Farm environments The key take away from that article is that some of the social features are limited to work if you have MySite Farm…

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