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Database mirroring is a fantastic feature. It allows for a high safety and performance-capable copy of a database in another physical location. This feature provides a level of failure tolerance on the database which flows to the disk level. Of cour…
I admit that I am a bit of a spelling and grammar Nazi. It drives me to absolute distraction when I read something and notice a spelling mistake, particularly if it is on a "professional" site such as a news or business site. When I see something like t…
This blog post will not be about Bob Dylan, but rather about some professional changes/challenges I’ve been up to lately.
Earlier this month I attended PASS Summit 2013 in Charlotte, NC. It was my third, and my favorite so far (I say that every year). Among the many activities I got to participate in, I was interviewed for PASStv. (Look for me on day one!) One of the ques…
Run PEVerify as a unittest.
What really makes someone working in and around SQL Server truly successful? Adaptability to the requirements we are given, while putting aside what we feel is the only right way to complete a task. Adaptability Without this going into a comparison b…
At some point, you may run into problems where the SQL Server Windows service will not start or the services are hung in stopping or starting. In this case, many times the chain of events that brought the services to the state they are in was due to a…
I started reviewing AngularJS and Knockout because I had some specific projects that I intended to use one of these for and felt the research and comparative examples might prove useful to others. I haven't compared every aspect of the libraries, just enough to give me an idea which will be better for my specific projects (and hopefully give you a headstart on your own decisions).
I'm reviewing Angular and Knockout to determine which would fit better for a variety of upcoming projects. Let's talk Single Page applications, and more specifically, Routing and History. While AngularJS doesn't have the word "SPA" on their front page, the tutorial jumps straight into building one. How hard is it to give Knockout the same routing capability? Does it end up worse?
Last years post read VB.Net is rapidly becoming the most popular language in the world. This year the trend is continuing according to Tiobe.