SharePoint 2016 Search and Domain Functional Level Upgrades

One morning last week I received an incident telling me the SharePoint 2016 index partition was not functioning correctly. In the Central Administration both Index partitions where showing a yellow warning icon Because it was a holiday for the customer, but not for me, I was able to do a restart of the server. After …

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SQL Server 2017 and Linux : Part 1

Today I will be writing about the new SQL 2017. It has been launched yesterday (Get your copy here)¬†and one of the new and exciting features is you can now run it on a supported linux distribution (redhat, ubuntu, Suse, …) As I have been working exclusively with Windows OS’es for the past 6 years, …

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Failover Clustering and Regional Settings

Hi all, This week I was installing a brand new SQL Server 2016 AlwaysOn Availability group on Windows Server 2016 . As Always On Availability groups depend on an underlying Windows Cluster, the first step in the installation was building the cluster, after getting the necessary coffee. Building a cluster means running the validation report …

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