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Moving FTP Backup Files to SharePoint Online via Azure Logic Apps

Moving FTP Backup Files to SharePoint Online via Azure Logic Apps

I had the desire the other day to experiment with the Azure Web Jobs and see how they compare with some of the new functionality being rolled out. My idea was that I would take my site backups for the blog and copy them over to SharePoint for storage. Like many other techies, I host my own WordPress blog (which you’re reading hopefully). Luckily, I have the capability to generate periodic backups and I wanted to move these backups to…

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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]

300GB Test3 Migration Results via SharePoint Online High Speed Migration (Small Files and Parallel Jobs)

300GB Test3 Migration Results via SharePoint Online High Speed Migration (Small Files and Parallel Jobs)

Updated Aug 19th: Quick Synopsis 25 hours @ 12.6GB/hr Individual performance tests below, Test 1 – Serial – 300GB of Large (video) files [here] Test 2 – Serial – 300GB of Small (document) files [here] Test 3 – Parallel – 300GB of Small (document) files [this post] The last two tests I ran against the SharePoint Online High Speed Migration service were both Serial jobs, meaning that the files were processed one by one in the single solitary migration package….

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300GB Test2 Migration Results via SharePoint Online High Speed Migration (Small Files)

300GB Test2 Migration Results via SharePoint Online High Speed Migration (Small Files)

Updated Aug 19th: Quick Synopsis 97 hours @ 3.26GB/hr As a followup from my last post regarding the migration speed during a high speed migration, Mikael Svenson (@mikaelsvenson) pointed out the dataset that I was using was comprised of very large video files. He postulated that that smaller files would slow the migration process down during the import. The problem I had with this is I didnt have a good way to generate the test data for a test migration…

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