Fun with Remote Blob Storage and SharePoint 2010

If you haven’t heard, SharePoint 2010 allows you to use FileStream from SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 and the Remote Blob Storage provider so that that you can now use cheap storage to store documents outside of SQL Server! These articles were especially helpful in getting this working: http://blogs.msdn.com/opal/archive/2010/03/24/faq-sharepoint-2010-remote-blob-storage-rbs.aspx http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee663474(office.14).aspx http://www.toddklindt.com/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=174 SQL Server saves all of…


Eval causes error in master page after SP 2010 upgrade

I’ve been doing a few trial database attach upgrades by taking 2007 content databases and attaching them to SharePoint 2010. One of them had a custom master page and after upgrade returned this error: An error occurred during the processing of /_catalogs/masterpage/Intranet.master. Code blocks are not allowed in this file.  I tracked it down to…