Cloud Solution Architect - App Dev

Azure Data Lake Store & Data Lake Analytics Training Videos

Here are some great short & sweet demonstrations on Azure Data Lake Store & Analytics. Great...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 04/15/2016

Create a RHEL Developer VM in Azure

Step 1: Download RHEL ISO and prepare VHD to be upload to Azure Step 2: Create Storage Account and...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 04/15/2016

Get started with RHEL using no-cost RHEL development subscription on Azure

Hope all of you have seen the exciting updates on RedHat and Microsoft partnership and the premium...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 04/11/2016

Disaster Recovery setup in Azure - Azure services

In this post, I'm sharing few resources related to implementing Disaster Recovery in Azure. I'm not...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 03/18/2016

How to build Power full apps in this "mobile-first cloud-first" world easily ? Answer is PowerApps !!!

In this mobile-first cloud-first world we need great tooling and capabilities to build and deploy...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 01/20/2016

SharePoint List Throttling & Indexed Columns

Recently I had worked on an issue related to SharePoint List Throttling. Customer has a SharePoint...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 07/31/2013

Install-SPSolution with –CASPolicies parameter

-CASPolicies or -allowCasPolicies flag is deprecated in SharePoint 2013. So the new behavior is if...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 07/31/2013

Considerations while provisioning the service application using pre-created databases

Recently I had worked with my customer to setup a new SharePoint farm with pre-created (DBA created)...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 12/14/2012

Install, Configure & Monitor Office Web Apps 2013 for SP 2013

Here is my first blog after a long vacation back from my hometown in India. Tomorrow is a special...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 10/28/2012

“The license state for the current server doesn't match the farm's license state”– SharePoint PSConfig Error

Recently I have involved in an interesting troubleshooting issue. There are many blog posts and...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 08/08/2012

“Failed to connect to hosts in the cluster” – SharePoint 2013

In my previous blog post, I have introduced my SharePoint 2013 farm server details. I have total...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 08/06/2012

Install & Configure SharePoint 2013 with SQL Client Alias

Though this topic is very simple and highly recommended approach in the enterprise deployments, I...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 08/06/2012

More Information about Health Analyzer Rules talking about session expirations

So what these health analyzer rules are reporting about ? “The State Service Delete Expired Sessions...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 07/11/2012

Export / Import Excel Service Trusted File Locations

After installing and configuring office web apps in my customer’s environment we faced an...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 07/10/2012

SSRS JavaScript Error – SharePoint SQL Reporting Services

Here is short detail of a SSRS related issue that I had recently worked on. While rendering the SSRS...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 07/10/2012

AllDocVersions & AllDocStreams table size increased after upgrading to SharePoint 2010

Recently I was working on an upgrade project, MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010 and faced an...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 06/29/2012

Migrate Users / Groups – PowerShell Script

You might have seen the similar script in other blogs for migrating users / groups. Here is my...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 01/06/2012

Custom Sign In control – Redirection from HTTP site HTTPS

  Happy New Year – 2012 Recently I had worked with my good friend Bobby on a special...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 01/06/2012

SharePoint Code Review Service - do it now !

Overview The SharePoint Code Review is a new service offering from Premier Field Engineering , it...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 11/02/2011

PerformancePoint Services - Development Environment

Once we develop any BI applications using PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint we can develop and...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 10/31/2011

PerformancePoint Services - Issue with importing the content using DashBoard Designer

If you ever try to import PerformancePoint content using DashBoard designer and if you are not able...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 10/31/2011

LINQ to SharePoint and RunWithElevatedPrivileges

Recently one of my colleagues faced an issue with LINQ to WebPart while executing the code with...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 09/18/2010

Programmatically retrieving all themes of a site and apply a theme

In SharePoint 2010 if you want to play with the theme via code it is different than the way it was...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 09/12/2010

Apply August 2010 Cumulative Update on SharePoint Server 2010

Time to patch up…  Aug CU 2010 released, it is very simplified form this time than the June CU...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 09/12/2010

Install Language Packs for SharePoint Server 2010

In this post I am going to walkthrough how we can install language packs on SharePoint Server 2010...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 09/12/2010

SharePoint 2010 : Issues with PremiumSite Feature, Register Managed Account, Usage and Health Data Collection service proxy

Here is a list of issues and resolutions that I have faced while setting up and configuring...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 07/16/2010

SharePoint 2010 Search : not showing any results for anonymous users ?

I was testing SharePoint search feature in my lab machine and found that once I enable anonymous...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 07/16/2010

SharePoint 2010 service applications – UserProfile Synch service is not synching the profiles from AD ?

Recently I was working with a customer to setup their SharePoint 2010 environment and configure user...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 07/16/2010

SharePoint 2010 service applications – BCS, MetaData, Access Service are not working ?

Recently I had faced an issue with BCS, MetaData and Access Services in my SharePoint environment....

Author: sowmyancs Date: 07/16/2010

How to write custom logs into ULS logs – SharePoint Foundation 2010 ( WSS 4.0) ?

Here is a sample script for writing your custom entries into ULS log. In WSS 3.0 it was little...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 04/16/2010

Tips on Performance Enhancements while Working with Windows 7 as a SharePoint development platform

Recently I have installed SharePoint Server 2010 on Windows 7 Enterprise edition in my laptop. It is...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 04/16/2010

How to get the default landing page of a SharePoint site ?

If you want to get the default page of a publishing template based sites (or any sites which are...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 04/03/2010

FileNotFoundException : The Web application at http://url could not be found.

When I started working with SPS 2010 APIs I got a mysterious but common error in my Visual Studio...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 03/31/2010

PSConfig error at step 2 - Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: User cannot be found

Recently, I had installed SPS 2010 in my laptop which was running with Windows 7. Everything went...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 03/31/2010

How to enable SSL on a SharePoint 2010 web application ?

Hello my friends, I thought that to start blogging about SharePoint 2010 with very basics, like...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 02/12/2010

How to enable “Active Directory Certificate Service” in Windows Server 2008 R2 ?

Recently I had tried to setup SSL on a SharePoint website. I was using a SharePoint server which was...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 02/12/2010

New SharePoint 2010 Training course available in Channel9

Recently we have released a new SharePoint 2010 Developer Training Course on Channel 9. This...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 02/08/2010

SharePoint Conference @ Amsterdam & new Wiki Sites..

There are so many learning materials are coming for SharePoint 2010…really exciting! Here are some...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 02/08/2010

Issue with SPFile.SendToOfficialFile() while using with custom access policy (copy of WSS_Minimal)

Recently I had worked with an another interesting case with one of my customers. She has developed a...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 10/30/2009

A tricky work-around to avoid infinite loop while updating an item in ItemUpdated Event in a very special scenario.

I think this post’s title is little confusing, anyway here is another scenario to play with a List...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 09/24/2009

Move a SPListItem without loosing its ItemId – Custom List

Once I got a requirement to move a list item from one folder location to another within the same...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 09/24/2009

Important point need to remember while working with DateTime filtering values in FullTextSqlQuery

Once I was working with a custom search webpart issue in which search was implemented by using...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 09/24/2009

Feature stapler for MySite to activate the Publishing Infrastructure Feature

Recently, I had worked with another interesting requirement in which customer has some specific...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 09/24/2009

“who” is “where” given a map of SharePoint ?

Once I got a request from one of my colleagues in MS and his customer wants to find out “who” is...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 09/24/2009

SharePoint 2010 Sneak Peek !

Check the below links for getting a Sneak Peek of next version of SharePoint… · 2010 Sneak Peek...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 07/13/2009

Generate a report about all the sites and lists under a site collection

One of my customer wants monitors their SharePoint environment in order to meet governance...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 07/13/2009

How to filter AssignTo column with current user “[Me]” if the value is a group of members ?

Actually I got this requirement as a Question about using [me] filters for Group Membership:...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 07/13/2009

How to delete a user from BDC permissions list

Once one my colleagues had a requirement where he want to delete users from ‘Business Data Catalogue...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 07/13/2009

workaround to the issue with the DataSheet View (if you have custom master page)

On creating a new ‘Datasheet View’ in a simple OOB Custom List or Document Library (where System...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 05/31/2009

Issue with upgrading the web part pages created from the custom web part page template from SPS 2003 and MOSS 2007

Once I had worked with a case in which customer has created a custom web part page template in SPS...

Author: sowmyancs Date: 05/31/2009

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