Category Archives: BDC

Load testing on indexing BDC data

The BDC source here are in a MS SQL database. In most of the test the SharePoint indexing server, SharePoint SQL and the BDC data source SQL are in same server (a very powerful one). Initially the speed was very … Continue reading

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Business Data Catalog Links

One authentication mode: This MSDN article has a good overview A bit more advanced discussion on a custom SSO service. Also check his excellent step-by-step intro post of BDC.

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Findings on SharePoint Search – BDC – 2

In search result page, when you click on the “View Profile” page, it does call the database to retrieve the data. So Authentication mode is important here. If you specify “PassThrough”, make sure the “Default content access account” (seem in … Continue reading

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Findings on SharePoint Search – BDC – 1

Steps to add BDC to Sharepoint search: Define BDC XML file (you can try this GUI editor but it doesn’t help that much. You’d better still have to read the XML file through and understand it.) Import BDC Application file. … Continue reading

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