Monthly Archives: February 2013

Microsoft's Excel Might Be The Most Dangerous Software On The Planet

Microsoft’s Excel Might Be The Most Dangerous Software On The Planet No, really, it’s possible that Microsoft‘s Excel is the most dangerous software on the planet. Yes, more dangerous than rogue code running a nuclear power plant, than the Stuxnet … Continue reading

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MOSSHOST

So I guess that there’s a DEFAULT servername for sharepoint.. I was wading through hundreds of LOG messages trying to seperate fact from fiction.. So I had the audacity to use SQL Alias MOSSHOST to point to a named instance … Continue reading

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Lightswitch – Replacement for Access

LightSwitch is a rapid application development (RAD) tool created by Microsoft. In its original version, released in 2010, any applications you created with it ran under the Silverlight runtime. But with the advent of HTML5, Microsoft decided to step LightSwitch … Continue reading

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how to install SQL 2000 on Windows 7

step1 1-Enter gpedit.msc into the start menu and hit Enter. 2-Now navigate to User ConfigurationAdministrative TemplatesWindows ComponentsApplication Compatibility. Then on the left side under Setting double click on Turn off Compatibility Assistant. 3-Now click on Enabled then click on Apply … Continue reading

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Hidden Features of VB.NET? – Stack Overflow

Found a great thread that talks about little known gems in visual basic .net, ill have to admit I didn’t know some if these http://stackoverflow.com/questions/102084/hidden-features-of-vb-net

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MongoDB to PostgreSQL replication

Announcing MoSQL Today, we are releasing MoSQL, a tool Stripe developed for live-replicating data from a MongoDB database into a PostgreSQL database. With MoSQL, you can run applications against a MongoDB database, but also maintain a live-updated mirror of your data … Continue reading

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Why We (Still) Believe in Working Remotely

Why We (Still) Believe in Working Remotely It’s 2013, almost three years after we first raised money and started growing beyond the first four employees. At the time, Jeff wrote a great blog post about working remotely, basically laying out our plan for how we were … Continue reading

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number of tables

I was always under the impression that SQL Server had a small limit on the count of tables allowed in a database.  I’ve always thought that there was a limit of 8,000 objects, maybe 32,000 objects, etc. I sure have … Continue reading

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200 million workers want Windows 8 tablets

http://readwrite.com/2013/02/04/200-million-workers-want-windows-8-tablets-not-ipads   Windows tablet demand tops Apple. Of those IT workers polled, only 2% own a Windows tablet, but 32% want one.  That tops Apple, with just 26% of those polled wanting an iPad and 12% hoping for another Android … Continue reading

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Monty has last laugh as distros abandon MySQL

I absolutely detest mysql, mainly because it doesn’t come with a real backup program… It doesn’t include reporting or analysis services. Glad to see turmoil in my enemies’ camp!! http://www.itwire.com/opinion-and-analysis/open-sauce/58571-monty-has-last-laugh-as-distros-abandon-mysql

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