Needle in a Haystack

Content Type HubI recently had a challenging production problem and a couple of friends in the SharePoint space have encouraged me to blog about it so here goes…

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Scenario: SharePoint 2010 Farm with a corpus of approximately 2.5 million documents using a 3rd party Remote Blob Storage provider. This farm utilizes search exclusively to retrieve documents for customers. When this farm was originally stood up with 1.2 million documents migrated in from a legacy system, the record destruction process was not started due to business reasons. (Refer to point #3 from a previous post I wrote about this ECM solution – ECM Tech Tips from a SharePoint Admin)

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