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Worst Practice - Bad Connection Strings and Bad Info in Sysprocesses

Andy returns to the Worst Practice series this week with a short article looking at how connection strings in applications affect what you see in sysprocesses. Perhaps less controversial (in our opinion) that some of the other worst practices, this is something easy to fix and definitely worth fixing! Read the article and post a comment - explore other points of view! Readers posting a comment will be entered in a drawing for a copy of the SQL Server 2000 Resource Kit.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2003/08/01 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 15,038 reads

Murach's VB.NET Database Programming with ADO.NET

If you're a VB.NET programmer who wants to learn database programming with ADO.NET, here's a new book that presents all the skills you need in a logical progression from the simple to the complex. Along the way, you'll learn how to use the classes, properties, methods, events, and techniques that have made this subject so hard to master. And when you're done, you'll have a reference that you'll use on the job every day. (Publisher Provided Description, not reviewed)   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2003/06/05 | Source: Other | Category: miscellaneous
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 1,616 reads

Default Values and Named Parameters for Stored Procs

Are you using default values for your parameters? Using named parameters when you call the proc or passing the values by ordinal? Should you be? Andy thinks 6 out of 10 of our readers will agree with his point of view, we'll be a little more conservative and guess that 5 of out 10 will be closer.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2003/01/08 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
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Review of Real-World SQL-DMO

Andy takes a look at the new book on DMO and likes what he sees - "great book for beginner and intermediate DMO users!". We've been supporters of DMO for a while and we're glad to see a new book on the subject. Read the review, add your comments, buy the book!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/11/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,246 reads

Generating HTML Tables

In this article Andy looks at one way you can separate your presentation code from your data when you generate HTML tables for simple reports. Lots of code examples so you can see how it works.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/08/05 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: miscellaneous
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,792 reads

Reducing Round Trips - Part 3

This week Andy continues his series on how to reduce the number of round trips to the server by looking at some things you can easily add to your applications without a lot of rearchitecting.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/03/11 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 7,853 reads

Reducing Round Trips - Part 2

Last week Andy started a discussion of the various ways you can reduce the number of round trips to the server. This week he continues by looking at a method he used recently to do client side caching of data to eliminate the round trip altogether. Gotta read it!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/02/06 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: performance tuning
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