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  • SQL Server Database Engine

    Ta da! Emergency mode repair

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    Emergency mode repair? In a couple of previous posts I explained how the two worst things you could do to your database are rebuilding your transaction log and running REPAIR_ALLOW_DATA_LOSS . Well, in SQL Server 2005, we combined them into a new documented...
  • SQL Server Database Engine

    Do you need to run CHECKDB because of SQL Server?

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    I was asked this several times at TechEd so I'd like to answer it publicly. It's kind of complicated to explain so bear with me as I do it. Basically, NO! Earlier versions of SQL Server (for example, 6.5) had their problems but from 7.0 the storage...
  • Clemens Vasters.

    MSDN TV: WCF Bindings.

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    [Note to self: Schedule the video taping session early in a bound-to-be-stressful week, not 2 hours before you need to leave for the airport on Friday.] MSDN TV has a new episode featuring yours truly speaking about WCF bindings (and what they cause...
  • Clemens Vasters.

    Code-Name WinFX vs .NET Framework 3.0

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    I was sad when "Indigo" and "Avalon" went away. It'd be great if we'd have a pool of cool legal-approved code-names for which we own the trademark rights and which we could stick to. Think Delphi or Safari. "Indigo" was cool insofar as it was very handy...
  • Clemens Vasters.

    XML is the assembly language of Web 2.0

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    I've been quoted as to have said so at TechEd and I'll happily repeat it: "XML is the assembly language of Web 2.0", even though some (and likely some more) disagree. James Speer writes " Besides, Assembly Language is hard, XML isn’t." , which I have...
  • Backstage @ Robotics

    The .NET MicroFramework

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    Some of you have written to ask about the .NET MicroFramework and where to find more info. Here's the official temp site: http://www.aboutnetmf.com Fill in the request form and the team will get back to you.
  • ploeh blog

    Compiler Warnings, XML Comments, And Code Analysis

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    In Visual Studio, missing XML comments and code analysis violations generate compiler warnings. In the beginning of a development project, XML comments are typically not written, and code analysis violations may not yet have been taken care of. This causes...
  • Benjamin Wright-Jones

    Comparing SQL Server 2005 and Oracle

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    A few interesting whitepapers comparing SQL Server 2005 to Oracle (and particularly the use of RAC) have just been posted here http://www.microsoft.com/sql/prodinfo/compare/oracle/default.mspx . On a slightly different note (non-SQL Server), I am disappointed...
  • Johan Lindfors

    "Jag är inte bitter", jo förresten det är jag nog!

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    I slutet av Maj skrev jag en laboration om hur du som utvecklare kan bygga en skräddarsydd policy för incheckning i Visual Studio Team System, jag fick en positiv kommentar i början av Maj och sedan hände ingenting förräns Dag König uppmärksammade att...
  • Vittorio Bertocci

    CardSpace: Steven blogs, and Nigel is back on business!

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    Finally Steven is blogging ! I always wondered when he'd start sharing his great experience on the Identity space, and I'd say I was never afraid to tell him :-) Steven has a view of the current identity landscape & players that only few others are...
  • MSDN Österreich Blog

    Visual Studio 2005 Webcast-Serie

    In dieser Webcast-Serie erfahren Sie mehr über Atlas, Team Foundation Server, „Avalon“, „Visual Basic“2005, vorgestellt von unseren Spezialisten in der jeweiligen Technologie.(micky)
  • MSDN Österreich Blog

    Microsoft Tech- Ed Developers 2006

    Vom 7. bis 10. November findet in Barcelona die nächste von Microsoft EMEA organisierte "Tech·Ed"-Entwicklerkonferenz statt. Erste Infos zum Event und zu den Anmeldemodalitäten gibt's jetzt auf der Tech·Ed-Website ; Frühbucher profitieren bis Ende Juli...
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