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Often when testing the performance of a ASP.Net website you need to see how the site will perform under extreme conditions. This is easy to do in a virtual environment where you can reduce the number of CPUs or available RAM. But how do you test this on a physical box? Vijayshinva Karnure has written […]
I use Google’s Chrome browser a lot. Its fast, websites display correctly and there’s usually less problems. But this week I started getting problems with webpages hanging in Google Chrome. I tested this on a couple of different PC’s and found that it affected both Windows and Mac OS X. After further testing I discovered […]
Downloaded and installed Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2005? Well here’s a reason to download and apply it again. A few days after releasing Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2005, Microsoft has re-released it with an additional fix for maintenance plans. If you have already applied SP2, you will need to apply this […]
Data Dude The simplest way to say “Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite Edition for Database Professionals”. A suite of tools built by Microsoft for designing, deploying and testing SQL Server databases within the Visual Studio IDE. Visit the Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals A.K.A. DataDude website.
Changing the comparison rules for the Data Compare is not as obvious as it should be. You need to go into the Tools -> Options menu to make changes. Click on the Tools Menu -> Options Expand Database Tools in the tree Select Data Compare. I’m waiting to see if this has changed in v1.0, […]
Changing the comparison rules for the Schema Compare is not as obvious as it should be. You need to go into the Tools -> Options menu to make changes. Click on the Tools Menu -> Options Expand Database Tools in the tree Select Schema Compare. I’m waiting to see if this has changed in v1.0, […]
Its been a busy few weeks for me and I haven’t had as much time to catch up on my reading as I’d have liked. This is the list of things that I have been / trying to read. Software Development at Microsoft Observed Microsoft Research paper on developers� typical tools and work habits and […]
Today marks the release of CTP6 of Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals. I’m pretty excited to see the development of this Visual Studio product. Finally database developers will be able to work like other programmers. Extreme Programming methods will be useful. Through Visual Studio projects and source control more developers will be able […]