Find and Replace Formulas in SharePoint Calculated Columns

Find and Replace Formulas in SharePoint Calculated Columns

Something often overlooked during migrations are calculated fields in SharePoint Lists. In lots of tools available, the value of a calculated field migrates correctly from one environment to the next. The problem though, is in one environment this formula may have pointed to a URL or static asset as part of the formula. After this column is migrated the formula is technically correct, just inaccurate in the new SharePoint environment. Following a migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013, my…

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How Much Does a SharePoint High Speed Migration Cost?

How Much Does a SharePoint High Speed Migration Cost?

In a previous post, I conducted a terabyte migration to SharePoint Online. The premise was to discovery how fast you can perform a migration to SharePoint Online from a file share, or on premises data source. A byproduct of this migration though, is that it gave me a general idea of what a migration will entail when it comes to costs. I waited till the end of the billing cycle to see how much the storage, network, and transactional costs…

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SharePoint Online: High Speed Migration Resources

SharePoint Online: High Speed Migration Resources

Please find a growing list of resources below, which I will update as information gets released about the Import Service for SharePoint Online. [Please click through to see the tables link]

Office 365 SharePoint Import Service Suspended

Office 365 SharePoint Import Service Suspended

Yesterday a conversation came up on the Office 365 Network’s SharePoint Online Migration Group, stating that the import service had been disabled. Sure enough when checking the link provided, it takes you to the the updated Import SharePoint data to Office 365 page (Updated April 4th), which up to a few days ago had instructions on how to ship your SharePoint Data to Microsoft (Updated March 1st). Also visible in the Office 365 Administration Portal under Import, you can see the same…

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How fast can you go: Migrating to SharePoint Online with the High Speed Migration service

How fast can you go: Migrating to SharePoint Online with the High Speed Migration service

Last week I was researching throttling and performance issues for SharePoint Online migrations for a customer, which lead me to investigate if there were any updates to the High Speed Migration feature in Office 365. Since my last tests demonstrated that with parallelization is the way to maximize the performance of an Office 365 Migration, really though any migration benefits from this concept. What has changed since last summer is that now all Office 365 subscriptions now benefit from a baseline 1…

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