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In order to practice writing some code, it's not just the documentation (or lack thereof) that can be a challenge, but also the sheer number of layers you need to...
April 16, 2019 at 7:40 pm
If you install Docker, minimum, you don't need to be a server admin to figure things out. Microsoft has a great guide on using containers with SQL Server...
April 3, 2019 at 11:42 am
If you install Docker, minimum, you don’t need to be a server admin to figure things out. Microsoft has a great guide on using containers with SQL Server that...
April 3, 2019 at 11:34 am
I have been aware of containers for quite a while and started to look into them several times now. The idea is to experiment in a small way, just to...
April 2, 2019 at 3:11 pm
I once had to update an ancient Visual Basic 4 (yes, that is not a typo) application. The code had gone through many versions and was littered with comments about what each...
March 11, 2017 at 1:17 pm
A case of wishful thinking?
January 10, 2016 at 10:23 am
Wayne West (8/24/2015)
I regularly read Krebs On Security blog[/url] and keep half an eye on Bruce Schneier[/url].
Wayne West (8/24/2015)
Another useful blog is http://www.troyhunt.com/
August 29, 2015 at 12:42 pm
Gary Varga (2/19/2015)
Given that I have learnt to avoid using third party tools wherever possible and stick to what the majority of my clients use. This means...
February 20, 2015 at 4:27 am
I have been told off for doing others a favour, because of politics between departments that I was not aware of. The more unknowns there are (who's asking, which department,...
October 17, 2014 at 1:14 am
It would be fascinating to follow the adventure and there will be much to learn by all concerned. But my guess is that you will end up maintaining two systems...
May 24, 2014 at 12:05 pm
If you really need to go down the route of changing the collation of your database, maybe this utility can help:
It was a lifesaver for a sql2000-to-2008 migration...
May 2, 2014 at 1:20 pm
It seems to me that schemas need to be part of the initial database design and will be used mainly for larger databases that need a formal design phase.
March 25, 2014 at 3:22 pm
What were you trying to do at the time?
If it was when opening a file, then read on:
I used to get this a lot when running SSMS via "Run...
February 24, 2014 at 1:59 pm
I took a slightly different route. After a few basic HowTo exercises from the Web I worked my way through "Windows PowerShell in Action" and found it very enjoyable. Of...
January 15, 2014 at 2:03 pm
Producing and refining a mock UI up front is invaluable, but be careful to manage user expectations. For many users the UI is the application and they may not understand...
September 9, 2012 at 4:36 am