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Introduction to ADO - The Command Object

The third article in a four part series, this week Andy shows how to use the command object to work with stored procedure parameters.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2007/02/09 (first published: 2001/12/18) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stored procedures
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 39,457 reads

Copying DTS Packages To a Different Server

How do you easily copy DTS packages from one server to another? DTS, BCP, T-SQL? Are there advantages to using one method over another? Andy did some research - read the article and see what works and what doesn't!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2006/05/05 (first published: 2002/03/19) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 37,485 reads

Changing Databases Using XML

Need to apply changes to customer (or internal) databases in a calm, controlled manner? Dinish proposes an alterative to standard scripts that uses XML and a small VB app.   Read more...
By Dinesh Asanka 2004/02/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: visual basic 6
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,545 reads

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 | 15,027 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 | 1,608 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
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 8,151 reads

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 | 5,245 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 | 5,788 reads

Copying DTS Packages To a Different Server

How do you easily copy DTS packages from one server to another? DTS, BCP, T-SQL? Are there advantages to using one method over another? Andy did some research - read the article and see what works and what doesn't!   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2006/05/05 (first published: 2002/03/19) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 37,485 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 | 7,851 reads

Performance Comparison: Data Access Techniques

Architectural choices for data access affect performance, scalability, maintainability, and usability. This article focuses on the performance aspects of these choices by comparing relative performance of various data access techniques, including Microsoft® ADO.NET Command, DataReader, DataSet, and XML Reader in common application scenarios with a Microsoft SQL Server™ 2000 database.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2002/03/01 | Source: Microsoft SQL Home | Category: performance tuning
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 2,390 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
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 9,233 reads

XML Data Solutions

This sample is provided in conjunction with the MSDN Magazine article, "SQL Server 2000 and XML: Developing XML-Enabled Data Solutions for the Web." This article presents and compares five data access approaches, using a variety of technologies including ASP and ADO, XSLT, and DirectXML. Once built, the solutions are compared on the basis of their speed and efficiency.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2002/01/18 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: updategrams
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 2,407 reads

Review of SQL Comparison and Synchronization Toolkit

This week Andy takes a look at a new product from Red-Gate that gives you even more options than you get with their SQL Compare and SQL Data Compare tools - now you can build your own. Add the features you always wanted. Build automated processes instead of using the GUI. It's an interesting product - read the review and then maybe even enter the contest to win a free copy.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2002/01/16 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,361 reads

Introduction to ADO - The Command Object

The third article in a four part series, this week Andy shows how to use the command object to work with stored procedure parameters.   Read more...
By Andy Warren 2007/02/09 (first published: 2001/12/18) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: stored procedures
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 39,457 reads

Connection Pooling with Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services

This white paper describes how to use the connection pooling objects included with the Microsoft XML for Analysis Provider to develop scalable client and Web applications for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services. (11 printed pages)   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2001/09/11 | Source: Microsoft MSDN | Category: visual basic 6
Rating:  Rate this |   Briefcase | 1,271 reads
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