So last night upon returning home, I found one of my super machines wanting to be restarted so that it could start to apply a batch of Windows 8 updates to it. This particular machine is one of the Z series motherboards which uses an SSD card as a ca...
A very common scenario in an ETL process is one in which you need to call out to some configuration tables to figure out some values that it needs to use somewhere downstream in the process. Quite often you also want to pass in some parameters as well. So in this article I will be addressing both of those scenarios.
InfoWorld is finally reporting on a rather disheartening trend that I have watched over the past year or so, which is the rise of the consumer black markets for malware.
A lot of times you are used to creating your connection strings and important app settings in your web.config file. However, what happens when you are creating a worker process that you don’t necessarily have a config file for? What if you wanted to update a value without have to repost the code to your application?
Microsoft announced earlier this month that they were changing the way Azure SQL Reporting was being charged.
Should we want Microsoft to add a TRIM function to SQL Server?
Okay so it looks from this post that Twitter is at least considering two-factor authentication since it had a security breach in which 250,000 user accounts were compromised. During the breach Bob Lord revealed that passwords and salts were taken but they didn't think that they could be cracked but just as a “precaution” they were resetting them.
We look at how to create a default button behavior that can be attached to a control in Silverlight.
You may be having problems with BlogEngine.NET saving Settings properly for extensions...
I decided that it was high time that I switched out my older 500GB mechanical hard drive with an SSD. Here is my experience so far.