Monthly Archives: November 2012

10 PRINT CHR$ (205.5 + RND (1)); : GOTO 10 — How a single line of BASIC reveals the hidden depths of programming language : technology

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Storage company buys external harddrives from Costco on Black Friday

looks to me like buying these external drives (and then selling the empty cases on Ebay) has got to be the cheapest way in the world to get a bunch of harddrive space. I sure wish I had picked up … Continue reading

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Amazon EC2 with Hadoop is 4 times more expensive than running on our own cluster : programming

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CodePlex has US Census Data!

http://uscdsql.codeplex.com/ Project Description This is a repository for US Census Data for SQL Server 2008 with spatial information. Some of the data that is and will be included will be for states, counties, cities, and zip codes. The project will … Continue reading

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IF THIS THAN THAT

have I ever told anyone how much I love ‘IF THIS THEN THAT’ orhttps://ifttt.com/ Well.. now it works with Microsoft SkyDrive.. http://techcrunch.com/2012/11/16/microsofts-skydrive-gets-new-sdks-integration-with-ifttt-docusign-and-soundgecko/ I wonder what that means for SharePoint 2013?

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Anyone using PowerPivot?

Hey do I have any friends that are using PowerPivot? Let me know if you do, would love some help -Aaron

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Viewing Reporting Services reports on iPad is supported starting with SQL Server 2012 SP1, which has been released

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how to compress tables -and- indexes in SQL Server Enterprise

http://www.sqlservercentral.com/scripts/COMPRESS/69005/

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Visio & Project are being made available online via Office 365.

Visio & Project are being made available online via Office 365.   http://richfrombechtle.wordpress.com/tag/sharepoint-2013-price-increase/

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How to REALLY Compress Your SQL Server Backups

http://www.brentozar.com/archive/2010/02/how-to-really-compress-your-sql-server-backups/ 1.Restore the production backups2.Do some work on them to decrease their size3.Back up the smaller databases

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