Special SQL Server configuration and considerations for SharePoint 2010

[Revised & Updated on 02/20/2014] Introduction This article will help SQL DBAs new to SharePoint 2010 understand what is required to deploy SharePoint 2010 from the SQL perspective using best practices. It also describes the activities required to support the SharePoint farm SQL server to be in a healthy state. SharePoint databases types and data recovery consideration…

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Windows Azure IaaS – Upload a custom built VM template

One of the new features of the Microsoft Azure Cloud services is the Virtual Machines service (Available in Beta now). This offers what is known as Infrastructure as a service IaaS. This service will allow you to host a virtual machine on the cloud running either Windows or Linux OS. You can try this service…

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