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TechEd 2014 Talk: Azure and SharePoint 2013

Presentation Video

Last week I had the chance to present at two events held in Auckland. TechEd 2014 New Zealand and the Auckland Code Camp. The 3 sessions that I presented focused on Azure and SharePoint 2013 in general. During both the events, I had the opportunity to engage with a wide variety of audiences and was able to get some good discussions around Azure and how a SharePoint 2013 workload fits within the cloud architecture. Continue reading

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SharePoint 2013 SP1: Yammer and OneDrive

Microsoft has just released a bunch of Service Packs across the board for Office Web Apps, Exchange, SharePoint and Office Applications.

Service Pack 1 release brings your existing / current installation to the following farm level: 15.0.4569.1000 Continue reading

AppFabric

SharePoint 2013 – Distributed Cache Issues and Fix

Recently I have been working with a fairly large SharePoint 2013 farm hosted on Azure platform. This platform uses an external authentication provider to authenticate users visiting the public facing website. Continue reading

IIS8

SharePoint – Http to Https URL Redirect

The following steps need to be completed on all the Web Front Ends that serve the SharePoint site. URL Redirection can be achieved through load balancers as well. This post shows how to achieve it at an IIS level if Load balancers or other edge based devices do not exist. The need for this came for a project that was recently built on Azure. Continue reading