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  • Blog Post: Apple headline I’d like to see ;-)

    Apple releases the iPatch for software Pirates ®  (pronounced Arrrh … me hearty's!)   Note: This might not be true, but I think of it every time I hear the word iPad. Now you can too.   If I worked for Apple it would only be a matter of time before they shipped a range of new products...
  • Blog Post: SQL 2008 R2 RTM’s check out the free training

    Yes SQL 2008 R2 has reached a major milestone, on the 21st Apr 2010 the news went to the world SQL2008 R2 has gone “Release To Manufacturing (RTM)”. This means that the Development Team (& many others) have signed it off as complete. It then takes a few days / weeks to get it into the schedules of...
  • Blog Post: News: Look at the CTP3 of our upcoming Distributed Cache technology - Velocity

    If you develop high scale, scale out/distributed apps, check out Microsoft Project Code Named “Velocity” Community Technology Preview 3 (CTP3) Released to Web on 7 April 09. "Velocity" is a distributed in-memory application cache platform for developing scalable, high-performance applications...
  • Blog Post: Get SQL Server 2008 for FREE: FREE Database, FREE Reporting Solution, FREE Spatial

    If you are a Student, Teacher or anyone on a budget, don’t feel pushed to use Open Source databases like MySQL just because they have an entry level offering for free. You may be one of many who expressed concern for its quality & design which suffered when SUN purchased MySQL. Who knows what will...
  • Blog Post: How do I get FREE Software from Microsoft?

    It is common to hear students & small start-up businesses state “I use Open Source because it is free” or they download pirate Microsoft from really dodgy, spyware prone sites to get it free. The irony is that many of these people qualify to get the software for FREE or at least heavily discounted...
  • Blog Post: SQL Server 2008: April 09 Updates – Handy links

    Scanning the Microsoft sites it might not be obvious that April 09 was a huge month for new releases from the SQL Team. Given that it is sometimes difficult to find everything in one place I thought I’d make it easier for you by creating this index. Beyond the links there is nothing in this post particularly...
  • Blog Post: Free Chart Controls for .NET: Windows and Web – Handy Links

    Even though its been available for more than 6 months, many people have overlooked this little gem. Those that are using it get terribly excited when they discover how easy it is to use the features & capability it offers. So if you need very powerful charts in your application, read on. Below are...
  • Blog Post: SQL Server 2008 SP1 - Released

    April 09: Service Pack 1 for SQL 2008 can now be downloaded Download SQL 2008 Service Pack 1 from here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=66ab3dbb-bf3e-4f46-9559-ccc6a4f9dc19 See the SQL Server New Blog for more details : http://blogs.technet.com/dataplatforminsider...
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