Top 10 Most Viewed Blog Posts on CloudShare Community

By Danielle Arad - May 30, 2013
3 min read

This week we’re going back into the blog vault to share the most popular CloudShare Community blog posts from last year. We hope you find this trip down memory lane useful (Especially all the SharePointers out there)!

The installation of this server is not a traditional SharePoint Server installation. It can be a bit complicated and quite confusing. I have decided to make your life a bit easier by writing this post with a step-by-step guide to installing SharePoint Server 2010 With SQL 2012 PowerPivot, PowerView and Reporting Services.

SharePoint 2010


Exchange Server 2013 has been released and has a lot of new features and improvements. In this post I will cover the installation process of Exchange 2013 Server and basic configuration which will enable you to send and receive emails in your organization and over the internet.

Exchange 2013 Installation

SharePoint 2013 offers a vast variety of out-of-the-box site templates. One of the success factors of your SharePoint deployment is choosing the most suitable site template that meets your business needs. I’ve been asked many times which site template can serve particular required needs and what differs one template from another, so I decided to write a quick overview of all the available SharePoint 2013 site templates and their common uses.

SharePoint 2013 Site Template

Microsoft Dynamics CRM is a customer relationship management product. Dynamics CRM features help you optimize your sales efforts, manage your marketing opportunities and improve your service. Dynamics CRM is user-friendly, easy to customize and has great integration with Microsoft Outlook. I’ve decided to document the installation process of Dynamics CRM.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

After I finished the installation and configuration of my new SharePoint 2010 farm I realized that I did not install SQL Server Reporting Services in SharePoint mode or in native mode. Uh – Oh! Luckily, that’s an easy thing to fix.


Team Foundation Server 2010 is a product that manages the software development process throughout the IT lifecycle You can use TFS server to manage your source control, tasks, bugs, storage of build, and test results. Today, I am going to show you how to integrate Team Foundation Server with SharePoint.

TFS 2010 With SharePoint

A guide for building a single server environment including SharePoint Server 2013, SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP3 with PowerPivot, PowerView, SSRS (Native Mode and SharePoint Mode), SSAS (Multidimensional and Data Mining Mode, PowerPivot for SharePoint, Tabular Mode) and PowerPivot features for Excel 2013. In this post I will walk you through the installation process of those components.

PowerPivot PowerView SharePoint 2013

If you finished developing your SharePoint based website and you would like to make your site or part of it available to everyone in your organization or available via Internet you have reached the right place.

Taxonomy is a difficult concept. Correctly developing taxonomy in SharePoint 2010 takes that difficulty to the next level. You’ll be surprised to learn that taxonomy development is really not all that complex but very easy to get wrong. This post highlights considerations for planning taxonomy in SharePoint 2010.

Workflow infrastructure in SharePoint 2013 is not set up as part of the installation process of the platform. You can install WAS in an independent server or in a web frontend server after you have installed SharePoint 2013. There are two options to install Workflow infrastructure for SharePoint 2013.


Happy CloudSharing!