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  • Dare Obasanjo's WebLog

    Google and Open Source

    In Adam Bosworth's post Where have all the good databases gone he asks the Open Source community to target some problems with relational databases that the Big 3 vendors have seemingly been unable to solve. Krzysztof Kowalczyk has an interesting response...
  • CodeMouse

    Meanwhile, back at the ranch ... (The SQL end of things)

    There's one more bit you will need to have a fully-functional database application, and because it isn't part of the app itself it can be left out (or maybe the sample writer wants to pretend it doesn't exist). You need a stored procedure in your SQL...
  • !! Saurabh's world of possibilities !!

    Powers of SQL Server

    Do you know you can have: 1. 32,767 database per instance of sql server 2. 2 billion tables per database 3. 1024 columns per table 4. 65,535 secondary datafiles per database 5. 256 filegroup per database 6. bytes per row - 8060 7. clustered index per...
  • Joe Davies

    First four chapters of "TCP/IP Fundamentals for Microsoft Windows" online book published

    The first four chapters of the " TCP/IP Fundamentals for Microsoft Windows " online book have been published on TechNet. These chapters are the first four of 18 chapters and 4 appendices that describe the fundamental concepts of TCP/IP (IP version 4)...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Content ownership, fair use and attribution

    There is a very lively debate between a blogger, Jason Calacanis and the CTO of Skweezer , a " Web portal that reformats Web pages, searches, and e-mail for handheld devices, such as PDA's, smartphones, and most XHTML-enabled cell phones." At the heart...
  • Joris Kalz's WebLog on MSDN

    Auditing Business Data in Microsoft CRM

    Have you seen this great new article on MSDN? Auditing Business Data in Microsoft CRM
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    2004 for JobsBlog: The Good, the Bad, the 55 Hires!

    Wow … what a year! As 2004 draws to a close, I want to take a little time to reflect on my experience of co-founding the Technical Careers @ Microsoft weblog … and send a big thank you out to all our readers. Back in 2003, our team (which at the time...
  • .NET Banana

    Hiring an ISV DE

    I see from the web site that we currently have an open slot for a developer evangelist (DE) to work with independent software vendors (ISVs.) You can apply here . This job is based in Washington, DC.
  • Man vs Code

    XSD gripe 2 – DataType hell

    I know I am just the latest in a long line of people to “comment” on this subject – but I just wanted to give my two cents. I appreciate the fact that the XSD designers wanted to vastly enrich my datatype life. But why come up with a bunch of built-in...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Does it meet the bar?

    When the team moved up to Microsoft from Connectix one thing that was quickly evident was that there were a number of 'cultural' differences between the two companies. This was highlighted by the fact that when we started the entire program management...
  • oliverlu's WebLog

    MSN Deskbar Clip

    String appData = System.Environment.GetEnvironmentVariable("APPDATA"); TextReader tr = File.OpenText(appData+@"\MsnDeskbarShortcuts.ini"); while (tr.Peek() != -1) { String shortcutLine = tr.ReadLine(); if (shortcutLine.ToUpper().StartsWith(shortcut.ToUpper...
  • .NET Banana

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