Category Archives: Servers

Anything regarding Server technology and applications


How to create Data driven report subscriptions in SQL Server Standard Version

I guess you are here because you are looking for a solution that will send your SSRS reports via email to a dynamic recipient list related to your data in your SSRS report.  In SQL Servers Business Intelligence and Enterprise Edition this feature is included but if you use a lower edition like Standard and… Read More »


Show SSRS Reports properly in Chrome and Safari

Recently I’ve been doing a lot of SSRS reports and as a Web Developer I test in different browsers which is a standard practice. Having Chrome as my main choice of browser I am annoyed every time I open SSRS Reports as they don’t show properly. I know the data is there as it gives me the correct page numbers and I can export them but why is it not showing on-screen?

How to Archive SharePoint List Items to SQL Server

You might have reached the threshold of a SharePoint List and you’re afraid to increase the limit as you might affect the performance of you server.  Now you are thinking of other solutions and one thing came to mind, why not archive the data? Well that is a good idea but how are you going… Read More »


Migrating Sharepoint 2010 Custom Farm Solutions to Sharepoint 2013

Several months ago I posted an article regarding Live Migration of Sharepoint 2010 to Sharepoint 2013, that’s is a real good migration guide if you use the stock standard Sharepoint Server without any custom solutions deployed on your Farm but if you have customized solutions then it would be a different issue.  While your Sharepoint… Read More »

Live Migration of SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

This post will give you a step by step process on how you upgrade your SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013.  While this is a live migration I suggest you do proper backups of the server and the database before continuing.  Having said that live migration means that you can upgrade your SharePoint instance from one… Read More »

Transfer Users from one SQL Server to another including SID’s the easy way

Before I wrote an article regarding this one but it seem that was the hard way of doing it.  See the article here http://www.macaalay.com/2012/10/11/how-to-synchronize-loginsusers-between-mirrored-servers/ , but recently I was playing with SSIS in Visual Studio and found out that there is an easy way of doing it without complicated scripting and can all be achieved in… Read More »