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SharePoint 2013 Upgrade Process – Part 2

Continuing on the SharePoint 2013 upgrade process from previous post, we will see some considerations and commands while planning upgrading content databases to SP 2013. When you have upgraded to SharePoint 2013 from SharePoint 2010 the sites are still in 2010 format. The sites themselves have to be updated as well. Farm Administrators can run the command “Request-SPUgradeEvaluationSiteCollections”  This creates ...

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SharePoint Content database – maxsitecount and warningsitecount – PowerShell

Quick Help Script: How to set the maxsitecount and warningsitecount  on a content database either after the upgrade or migration or even after moving the content database from different farm or web application. Add-PSSnapin microsoft.sharepoint.powershell $dbs = get-spcontentdatabase -webapplication https://webapplicationname foreach($db in $dbs.name) {Set-SPContentDatabase -Identity $db -MaxSiteCount 1 -WarningSiteCount 0}

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Can you move a single large site collection into multiple content databases?

Although single content databases of upto 200GB is possible in Sharepoint 2010, administering and managing such a db would be a nightmare. What would you suggest for options in a case where there is one site collection and one corresponding content database. Can you have more than one content db for that one site collection? Can you expand the table ...

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