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Cannot install applications because the certificate for www.yyy.com is not valid

iOS 7.1 has changed the security requirements for installing over-the-air (OTA) / enterprise apps to require the .plist file to be delivered over https Cannot install applications because the certificate for www.example.com is not valid If you’re receiving the above error message when attempting to install your own iOS OTA / enterprise app, you’ll need […]

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Hadoop for .Net Developers

Just found a couple of great articles that lead you through the basics of using Hadoop in .Net. Understanding Hadoop Understanding Hadoop File System (HDFS) Programatically Loading Data into Hadoop File System (HDFS) Manually loading data into Hadoop File System (HDFS) Setting up a Hadoop development environment   Here’s a full list of the articles […]

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ASP.Net – Server operation is not available in this context – Using Server.MapPath in Global.asax

If you try to use the Server.MapPath() function in your global.asax file for ASP.Net you are likely to encounter this error: Server operation is not available in this context To use Server.MapPath() in global.asax instead use: System.Web.Hosting.HostingEnvironment.MapPath() More details about System.Web.Hosting.HostingEnvironment.MapPath() are available on MSDN

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Microsoft revokes trust in 28 of is own security certificates. Remember to run Windows Update today!

Microsoft has revoked 28 of its security certificates via Windows Update today as part of their security advisory 278973. The certificates have been revoked following the Flame malware attack that involved the use of fraudulent Microsoft digital certificates to by pass some security measures in windows to install the malware. This patch should be available […]

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How to fix: User, group, or role ‘*’ already exists in the current database. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 15023)

How to fix: User, group, or role ‘*’ already exists in the current database. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 15023)

 If you’ve restored a database onto another server, you may get the following error message when adding user logins to the database: Create failed for User ‘TMS’. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo) User, group, or role ‘TMS’ already exists in the current database. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 15023)   To fix this there are two different methods depending on […]

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