Pete Rodriguez's Blog

Working with files in Azure Blob Storage in China

I have been working with a customer that is looking to use Azure in China (read this for more info:...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 04/01/2014

Creating Provider Hosted Apps for SharePoint 2013 when your IIS server and SharePoint Servers are in different (non-trusted) domains

I had a customer that wanted to do high trust apps for SharePoint 2013. However, their developer...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 01/30/2013

Managed Metadata Navigation not working for Anonymous Users in SharePoint 2013

I ran into an issue today where an anonymous user in SharePoint 2013 was not able to see the...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 01/30/2013

Content database sizing guidance for SharePoint 2010

I ran across this information on http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx about...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 07/12/2010

Remote debugging your SharePoint 2010 Sandbox solution

I’m a big fan of sandboxed solutions because in addition to the safety features of running outside...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 07/09/2010

How to get a better SharePoint 2010 Management Shell

You can get the PowerShell_ISE instead of the default PowerShell command window. You will get such...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 05/26/2010

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...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 04/23/2010

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...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 04/21/2010

Optimize your developer workstation by starting/stopping SharePoint's Windows Services

If you are running Windows 7/Vista to run SharePoint 2010, you've probably discovered that you may...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 01/11/2010

Running SharePoint on a native boot VHD

Now that both Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 have RTM’d I’ve been experimenting with running...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 08/14/2009

Planning for Capacity and Scale

On March 11th I presented at an invitation-only SharePoint Conference in the Midwest on Planning for...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 03/18/2009

Running a Hyper-V VM on Vista

I've been running virtual machines on Hyper-V in the MTC lab with great success. The performance is...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 10/20/2008

Upgrading from Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V RC0 to RTM

Today I finally got around to upgrading my Windows Server 2008 x64 machine (which I use to host my...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 08/06/2008

Working with the BDC Definition Editor

I recently had the opportunity to work with a customer that wanted to consume SAP Enterprise...

Author: Pete Rodriguez Date: 06/19/2008