Esoteric

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    Web installer for obtaining / installing debugging tools (WinDbg)

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    Recently there has been a change to the way you obtain downloads of the WinDbg family of Debugging Tools for Windows. The classic link for the direct download of these installers was http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/devtools/debugging/default.mspx. Unfortunately...
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    Programmatically Getting version of loaded assembly

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    I recently had to determine at runtime the version of the assembly containing a particular type. After some searching I hit upon this: System.Reflection.Assembly.GetAssembly(typeof(MyNamespace.MyType)).GetName().Version.ToString() Do note that this will...
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    Reportviewer and drillthrough

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    I was doing some testing the other day with a ReportViewer control hosted in a WinForms application to do local mode report processing. As some of my reports had a drillthrough / navigation option set, I had setup a set of DrillthroughEventHandler to...
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    Replication and Linked Servers

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    Problem I recently hit upon an issue with trying to setup a linked server to an instance which was already a subscriber to a publication. When replication is setup, it actually creates a remote server for the subscriber. However that ‘remote server’ is...
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    My Favorite SQL Server Blogs

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    At our workshops and during other customer interactions, we are usually asked for links to good blogs and reading materials. Here is a list of my favorite SQL-related blogs, arranged in no specific order. http://blogs.msdn.com/craigfr : Craig Freedman...
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May, 2010