Optimization of SharePoint 2013 Patching

  As SharePoint 2013 continues to mature, the size of the update packages (both the security updates and the cumulative updates) continue to get larger.  In working my customers who are SharePoint Administrators, I am starting to get more and more questions regarding ways to optimize the SharePoint patching process and looking for opportunities to…


SharePoint 2013: Moving the Usage and Health Database

  It Begins with a question In this blog post, I am presenting a question that I recently received from a customer.   The question was:  What steps need to be taken to move the database utilized by the Usage and Health Data Collection Usage Service Application (referred to as the WSS_Logging DB) to a different…

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