Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Site Collection’

SharePoint 2010 – Ensure High Availability with SQL Mirroring

Monday, March 19th, 2012

High Availability – Data Tier

SharePoint 2010 provides rich integration with SQL Server enabling SharePoint administrators to leverage the high availability solutions provided by Microsoft SQL Server. Changes include support for the Fail-over_Partner keyword, which enables SharePoint 2010 to natively interpret/translate and respond to state changes in a database mirroring topology. Following is brief of how to accomplish SQL Mirroring.

SQL Mirroring – The Native Way

Since SharePoint 2010 has built-in support for SQL mirroring so farm administrator can configure the SQL environment to mirror a SharePoint content database. When a new database is created, the SharePoint administrator will be prompted to enter the fail-over server. SharePoint then communicates with the witness server, and if issues are discovered, SharePoint will fail-over to the hot backup of the environment. Following image shows the configuration:

READ MORE →

Related Posts:

SharePoint 2010 – Host-Named Site Collections Using Powershell

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Question: How to create host named site collections?

Answer: Create host-named site collections using PowerShell

The management shell in SharePoint 2010 provides a comprehensive set of Windows PowerShell cmdlets that make development, implementation, and management of SharePoint 2010 easier and more effective. The SharePoint management shell replaces the Stsadm.exe management tool. All current and upcoming development of command-line resources and management information in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 should use this new scripting technology.

However, in order to create named site collection we can make use of the same SharePoint management shell. Following is the way to go:

READ MORE →

Related Posts: