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Databases in compatibility mode (Business Data Catalog DB)

The prescribed cure for the BDC database not upgraded after the application of a CU is to run the Powershell cmdlet below. However, I have found that this does not always permit the operation to run and errors as shown … Continue reading

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How Many Devices Do You Need?

Attendees of the TechEd North America 2013 conference were offered the sale of a Surface RT or Surface Pro tablet. After looking over the RT specs, $99 was too good of a deal to pass on. I went for the … Continue reading

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Cannot uninstall SharePoint 2013

If you run into a problem uninstalling 2013 because the Forefront Identity Manager Server is stuck Starting during the uninstall, simply locate the PID of the process and kill the whole process tree to circumvent this issue. I’ve only run … Continue reading

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VS 2012 to support remote development for SharePoint 2013

Saw this tidbit today here The ability to use Visual Studio to develop apps for SharePoint against a remote server running SharePoint instead of a local server running SharePoint. Nice to have you back remote debug, I liked that feature … Continue reading

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Developing 2007 web parts on VS 2010

If you find yourself in a development environment consisting of the somewhat unlikely combination of MOSS and Visual Studio 2010, there is a simple way around a few things that will get in the way. First, VS 2010 does not … Continue reading

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How to move VirtualBox VDI files the easy way

Hot to move VirtualBox VDI files in 8 simple steps. Continue reading

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MIA, but not gone…

I haven’t been working in the SharePoint Server space for the last few months as I was needed on an ASP.NET web site project. Currently I’m working in the Geneva (now Windows Identity Foundation) stack and will be doing other work in the … Continue reading

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