Archive for April 13th, 2005

SQL Server 2005 Virtual Hands on labs April 13th, 2005

Vinod Kumar

Blurb:

Are you ready to experience SQL Server 2005?

Announcing the launch of the SQL Server 2005 Virtual Hands on labs. In these labs, you will get to experience many of the new features in SQL Server 2005 including CLR integration, XML support and deep business intelligence integration.

Just follow the link and experience SQL Server 2005 for yourself Registration link: http://msdn.demoservers.com/login.aspx?group=sql2005

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Free Code Translation for .NET (C#<->VB.NET) April 13th, 2005

Vinod Kumar

This is a cool one. Using CodeDom life is easy doing translation :). Check it out here.

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Not again on the Name thing … April 13th, 2005

Vinod Kumar

Read the story here.

Officials at the U.S. software giant said they had accepted the European Union’s offer to call the European version of Windows sold without Media Player “Windows XP Home Edition N” — with “N” standing for “not with media player“.

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Resolving blocking problems that are caused by lock escalation in SQL Server April 13th, 2005

Vinod Kumar

Read the KB Article.

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SQLIO Disk Subsystem Benchmark Tool April 13th, 2005

Vinod Kumar

SQLIO is a tool provided by Microsoft which can also be used to determine the I/O capacity of a given configuration. SQLIO is provided ‘as is’ and there is no support offered for any problems encountered when using the tool. Please refer to the EULA.doc for the license agreement prior to using this tool.

Download it from MSDN Downloads page.

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