December 2018

The product group released the December 2018 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. For December 2018 CU we have full server packages (also known as Uber packages) for SharePoint Foundation, SharePoint server and Project server. As this is a common question: Yes, December 2018 CU includes all SharePoint security fixes released with December […]

After applying September 2018 .NET 4.6 or later updates, SharePoint crawl can fail and you will see ULS log entries with event ID fa45 or 88bl similar to the following: mssdmn.exe (0x2730) 0x00D8 SharePoint Foundation   Database     fa45   High      System.TypeInitializationException: The type initializer for ‘System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection’ threw an exception. … To resolve this issue you need to ensure that […]

We recently investigated performance problems in context of a couple customers support cases for SharePoint Server 2016. During the analysis we identified that the SQL databases were configured with a SQL compatibility level  of 130 or 140 which caused decreased query performance and increased CPU usage on the database server. Changing the compatibility level to 110 resolved the […]