Matt Ranlett

Matt
Ranlett

Matt Ranlett, a SharePoint Server MVP, works as a solution architect with Slalom Consulting. Matt focuses on strategic technical implementations for enterprise clients in the Atlanta area and has been an author and editor on six different books. Visit his blog at http://blogs.sharepointguys.com/matt.

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External Data Sources in SharePoint 1
Prevent embedded data connections by storing connection files in DCLs.
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SharePoint Security for DBAs
Control access to SharePoint’s functionality and external systems by defining Active Directory service accounts and assigning administrative permissions to users and groups on SharePoint’s internal security layers.

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Dec 16, 2014
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Eight SQL Server Signs the Illuminati Exist

Make no mistake about it, the signs that the Illuminati exist are all around us. You can find their markings on our buildings, on our currency and even in our music videos. That’s right, they’re everywhere!...More
Dec 2, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 16: Job Synchronization Checkup Logic

With Linked Servers configured to allow cross-host or cross-box communication between the servers you’re using to host your AlwaysOn Availability Groups, it’s time to start looking at some scripts that can be used to regularly check whether or not SQL Server Agent jobs are correctly synchronized across all servers in your topology....More
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Nov 18, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 15: Setting Up Linked Servers

Learn about setting up Linked Server definitions to let two (or more) servers in an AlwaysOn Availability Group talk to each other and check up on job statuses of jobs running on each other....More
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