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How the Cloud Makes Windows Irrelevant

Windows has been running on the majority of PCs for many years now. Microsoft successfully translated its client monopoly into a stronghold server...

4 replies - 13536 views - 06/12/14 by Maarten Ectors in Articles

How to Run a SQL Query Across Multiple Databases with One Query

In SQL Server management studio, using, View, Registered Servers (Ctrl+Alt+G) set up the servers that you want to execute the same query across all servers...

0 replies - 762 views - 03/27/14 by Merrick Chaffer in Articles

DataSets, TableAdapters, and Transient Retry Logic For SqlAzure

The main project I’m working on these days is moving several web sites to Azure.  It is something I’ve wanted to be able to try for a while.  I’m...

0 replies - 3061 views - 02/04/12 by Dave Bush in News

Hadoop for the SQL Server DBA

Brent Ozar PLF - Hadoop Basics for SQL Server DBAs "Microsoft have made announcements about bringing Hadoop to Windows, but what does that mean...

0 replies - 2815 views - 11/27/11 by Greg Duncan in News

Microsoft SQL Server Data Portability Documentation

"The SQL Server data portability documentation explains various mechanisms by which user-created data in SQL Server can be extracted for use in...

0 replies - 2013 views - 11/13/11 by Greg Duncan in News

DataLoadOptions and How to use in Compiled Linq query

DataLoadOption in LINQ allows immediate loading and filtering of related data. The DataLoadOption allow to load related object so this remove need of the...

0 replies - 3091 views - 10/26/11 by Pranay Rana in News

Using SQL Azure to Store PHP Session Data

In my last post, I looked at the session handling functionality that is built into the Windows Azure SDK for PHP, which uses Azure Tables or Azure Blobs for...

0 replies - 5397 views - 10/20/11 by Brian Swan in News

Microsoft Announces SQL Server ODBC Driver for Linux!

In this morning’s keynote address at the Professional Association of SQL Server (PASS) Summit 2011, Quentin Clark (Corporate Vice President at Microsoft)...

0 replies - 4473 views - 10/13/11 by Brian Swan in News

Version 3.0 (beta) of the SQL Server Drivers for PHP Released!

A Community Technology Preview (a beta release) of v3.0 of the SQL Server Drivers for PHP was released today (see the announcement on the team blog). You can...

0 replies - 4158 views - 09/26/11 by Brian Swan in News

Partitioning in SQL Server

During the my preparation for the 70-451 Certification, I did some work on Partitioning. I found this to be quite an interesting exercise, so wanted to share...

0 replies - 2621 views - 08/22/11 by Nick Haslam in News

Daily Dose: Eclipse adds Java 7 Support

The latest version of the Eclipse development enviroment, version 3.8M1, was released today. The IDE is now on par with IntelliJ IDEA 10.5 and Netbeans 7.0.1...

0 replies - 24027 views - 08/08/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Microsoft Awarding $250,000 for New Security

Microsoft announced today that they will be awarding a total of $250,000 in prize money in a competition to create new security technologies for preventing...

0 replies - 22590 views - 08/04/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Export Excel To XML In C#

0 replies - 11348 views - 08/04/11 by Snippets Manager in Uncategorized

Daily Dose: Google's New "Page Speed Service" Cuts Page Loading Time

Google has created Page Speed Service, an online service designed to help speed up the loading time of web pages. The service obtains content from your...

0 replies - 18298 views - 07/28/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Java SE 7 is Here!

Right on schedule, the GA release of JDK 7 is now available.  If you haven't already familiarized yourself with all the new features, check out the OpenJDK...

0 replies - 21841 views - 07/27/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: BlackBerry Software Chief May Have Resigned

According to tech news site BGR, it's possible that Suresh Periyalwar, Research In Motion's head of Blackberry software, has left the company after 10 years of...

0 replies - 16624 views - 07/26/11 by Jim Moscater in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Mozilla's Mobile OS "Boot to Gecko" Announced

Mozilla announced "Boot to Gecko" today, their take on a mobile operating system. B2G's main goal is to "pursue the goal of building a complete,...

2 replies - 18923 views - 07/25/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Microsoft's Daytona brings MapReduce to Windows Azure

MapReduce, Google's framework for scaling large amounts of data across computers, has been ported to Windows Azure by Microsoft. The project, code-named...

0 replies - 21324 views - 07/17/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: LucidWorks Enterprise 1.8 Crawls Shared Files

LucidWorks Enterprise released its new version 1.8 featuring the addition of new crawl and security functionality. The platform can now crawl and index files...

0 replies - 22555 views - 07/14/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose

Daily Dose: JAX Innovations Awards 2011 Winners Announced!

Over the last three months, nominations and voting for the Jax Innovation Awards took place, the awards ceremony which highlights innovation and excellence...

0 replies - 19404 views - 06/23/11 by Ross Jernigan in Daily Dose