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  • greggm's WebLog

    @clk

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    For several releases now, the native debugger has supported a pseudo-register @clk. @clk can be used as a quick and dirty profiler. As you step along, it can give you some sort of guess as to how long each function is taking. Prior to VS 8.0, the simple...
  • Robert Burke's MSDN Weblog

    A thought exercise for my European friends

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    Imagine this, if you will: NO PREMIERSHIP . FOR A YEAR. European society would collapse. I've just survived the Canadian equivalent. See the " Postal Strike " clip on this page for the Royal Canadian Air Farce's humorous take on the horror...
  • Kirk Evans Blog

    Is C# missing checked exceptions?

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    An interesting thread on SlashDot asks if a developer should learn C# or Java as a 2nd year student . In typical SlashDot form, there are the usual uneducated anti-MS bashing comments on missing features that actually exist or comparisons of features...
  • WebLog de Stéphane PAPP [MSFT]

    Voeux pour 2006

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    En cette période de vœux et peu de temps avant le traditionnel message visionnaire de Bill Gates, je vais formuler mes propres souhaits. Je souhaiterais que 2006 soit l’année de la progression du niveau de compétence des administrateurs de systèmes...
  • A Freaky Microsoft Dynamics CRM Blog

    Merry Xmas and a Happy New CRM :)

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    Thank you for all those uplifting emails and peptalks. I will continue posting on this freaky blog. I will try to write better so we dont get mix ups. I wanted to wish all my readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New CRM, i mean year ;)
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    the meaning of five nines

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    Phil Wainewright provides a reminder of what all these nines mean : 99.5% — 43.76 hours (an entire working week, and more) 99.7% — 26.30 hours (more than three working days) 99.9% — 8.77 hours (more than one working day) 99.95% — 4.38 hours...
  • David Wang

    IIS and Virtual Server Conversations Part 2

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    Question: I am a 'nuts&bolts' guy - I need to know what kind of nuts and bolts to use for what kind of job, I don't need to know about the philosophy of why the nuts are having their threads inverted. Nuts and bolts have a practical use. I just...
  • David Wang

    IIS and Virtual Server Conversations

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    Question: In preparation to installing Virtual Server, and acknowledging the fact that it needs IIS, I would like to know: Is there any specific setup to perform on the IIS before I configure VS? Or, will it just need to be there? Also, since...
  • J.D. Meier's Blog

    Security Wiki on Channel9

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    Today, I cleaned up my Security Wiki on Channel9 at http://channel9.msdn.com/Security The purpose of this Wiki is to let me share information that may not be completely fit and finish like on MSDN. This comes in handy for a few things: EcoSystem...
  • Satisfy Me

    Of interest: NORAD Santa Tracker

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    This year, I'll spend tomorrow nite with my kids on line tracking Satna Claus on the NORAD Santa Tracker . This site gets better every year, and this year we found a bunch of great things for kids to do on line... perfect after-dinner fare. I also expect...
  • Nagi Punyamurthula

    Microsoft Internet Information Server 6.0, Windows 2003 and the HTTP Compression Feature

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    Microsoft Internet Information Server 6.0 packaged with Windows 2003 comes with HTTP Compression feature. When enabled on the server, this feature compresses web pages and the content within thereby allowing for faster transport and rendering of web pages...
  • One Louder

    Here's a Little Holiday Shopping Tip from Me to You

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    So since we are on the topic of food and wine, here's a little holiday shopping tip for you. I was reminded of this earlier this week while reading Food and Wine magazines description of good "supermarket" wines. So before people start to wonder if I...
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