SharePoint 2013 Distributed Cache 5 Important Items

I was working with a client today trying to talk about the Distributed Cache in SharePoint 2013 and I found this great article by Sean McDonough (spmcdonough). http://blog.idera.com/sharepoint/the-five-minute-cheat-sheet-on-sharepoint-2013s-distributed-cache-service/ High points: Distributed Cache replaces the older Cache mechanisms in SharePoint 2007 and 2010 and adds some security stuff as well Runs on the AppFabric Cache model…

Odd UAC Error

Recently on my Windows 8 machine I have been getting a very strange error. The machine requests a User Account Control promotion for Networks and lists the publisher as Unknown and then gives you a Class ID of {E5A040E9-1097-4D24-B89E-#c730036D615}. After poking around a bit it seems that this error comes when you link your Microsoft…

How SkyDrive Saved a Training Session

It’s true!  SkyDrive prevented me from having to cancel a recent training session and in this post, I’ll explain how. The hero of this story is Office Web Apps, which are available via SkyDrive.  Not sure what Office Web Apps are?  Get started here:  http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/web-apps-help/get-started-with-office-web-apps-HA101785172.aspx. The Scenario I’ve been working to build out a SharePoint…