Monthly Archives: June 2014

Small Business Email Provider – need recommendations

So I have decided to change my domain.. My email address. I am trying to increase the value of my brand. I think I have decided on TWO URLs. I will share them soon. One half of my career.. To … Continue reading

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Google Voice – Multiple Numbers – anyone use this ?

Hey does anyone I know use Google Voice in a business environment.. In order to screen calls? If so, I would love to talk (Seattle area code) 934 9333. I think I want two Google voice numbers.. One for personal … Continue reading

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VersionPress is VERY important. And NOT getting enough funding

If anyone wants to contribute to a VERY good open source project.. I really think that VersionPress would be a great candidate.  I love WordPress. It makes web development fun again.. Every day I find a plugin that seems like … Continue reading

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Why doesn't Facebook allow me to save DRAFTS before I post them?

I write a lot. Sorry. It happens.   I am frequently more verbose than necessary. I just for the life of me.. Can’t believe that FACEBOOK doesn’t have the decency. to allow me to save a DRAFT..  When I am … Continue reading

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Microsoft Paying Bloggers To Write About Internet Explorer | Uncrunched

I think it is so sad that people give Microsoft such a hard time. I honestly love Internet Explorer. I don’t see anyone building easy Chrome automation tools using ActiveX control… The ability to push IE via Visual Basic means … Continue reading

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Strategies for Managing Spreadmarts

Business users are empowered by knowledge—and knowledge comes, in part, from having access to accurate and timely information. It is generally up to the information technology (IT) department to supply this information. But it doesn’t always work out that way. … Continue reading

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SSIS: Work Flow vs Stored Procedures

When importing a file into a SQL table, we create a Work Flow. But for transferring data from one SQL Server table to another SQL Server table, is it better to use Execute SQL Task (Stored Procedures) or Work Flow? … Continue reading

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SSAS Performance – Best Practices and Performance Optimization

Optimizations of SSAS Cubes SSAS – Best Practices and Performance Optimization – Part 1 of 4 http://www.mssqltips.com/sqlservertip/2565/ssas–best-practices-and-performance-optimization–part-1-of-4/ Performance optimization techniques for source system design and network settings 1. To avoid more locks or lock escalations, you can specify the TABLOCK … Continue reading

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Seattle, the New Center of a Tech Boom – NYTimes.com

SEATTLE — From his ninth-floor office in downtown Seattle, Hewlett-Packard’s cloud computing outpost, Bill Hilf can see the Space Needle, the Pike Street Market and the future of computing. “There’s two security companies setting up over there,” said Mr. Hilf, … Continue reading

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Top 9 Analysis Services Tips

Try these unorthodox but effective best practices on your next project In 1998, Microsoft redefined the OLAP market with the introduction of Analysis Services (originally named OLAP Services), the multidimensional analytical database bundled with SQL Server. During this time, I’ve collected … Continue reading

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