Category: SQL Server Authentication

“Thou Shalt Configure MAXDOP For SharePoint 2013″ Is No Longer Needed

Last year I started to get involved in the SharePoint community, particularly the SharePoint Saturday events. As a SQL Server DBA, I thought that SharePoint administrators need to have a fair understanding of the underlying database because it is the backbone of a highly-performing SharePoint farm. That gave me the idea of doing a presentation […]

“Cannot Generate SSPI Context” errors

I get to deal with this type of error on a regular basis and, most of the time, end up recommending updating the SQL Server server principal name (SPN) using the setspn utility or simply rebooting the server. I was reading thru the SQL Server CSS blog today and found out another reason for this […]