- Visual Studio 2012 puts the “Ug!” in “Ugly”
- What a Year Brings
- Installing Sharepoint 2010 Farm on a Single VMWare VM
- Access 2010: A Rare Second Chance
- Waaaay too busy to post….
- I’ll just leave this here…..
- Can’t Save Sharepoint Doc Even with proper permissions
- Can I Kick It? Yes I Can!
- Lessons Learned from a Cheese Curd maker
- I’ll just leave this here….
- So You Want To Be An Air Traffic Controller?
- A Toast to Brent!
- Does “Denali” portend the end of OLAP?
- Anti-Oopsie Tip of the Day
- The database principal is set as the execution context of one or more procedures, functions, or event notifications and cannot be dropped.
- That DBA Look…
- TSQL Cursor Options
- 2008 != 2008R2
- SSMS Tab Bar is Nearly Useless
- I Cannot Believe How Buggy MS Access Has Become!
Author Archives: combatdba
I think I’m all done with this article. Well, maybe not. Microsoft seem to have taken the really bad Metro idea from Windows 8 and pushed it onto VS2012 also. All dull grey. VS2010 had a classy, visually “easy upon … Continue reading
Ok, so it’s a year and change. In November 0f 2010, I was working at a small distribution company with the best group of people you could hope to serve (mostly), but with a limited technology environment. Things that could … Continue reading
If you are like most of us Sharepoint Admins (or SQL Server DBA’s in a Cluster Environment, for that matter), you will often want to run through a new service implementation on a Virtual Machine taking a snapshot and running the … Continue reading
Back in the late 90′s, tools and languages such Powerbuilder/PowerScript, and Borland’s Delphi/Pascal were leading the pack in the race to R.A.D. (Rapid Application Development). Microsoft, seeing that it had no real poker in this fire decided to push one of … Continue reading
Sorry for the long absence. I’ve been gone so long I didn’t even notice that my domain mapping had expired! Life as a (that is to say, THE) developer and DBA for an international airline company is demanding to say … Continue reading
I have NO idea how this happened!
Ran into this today. User can open and edit, but cannot then save an excel spreadsheet from a document library. Error msg says “document is read only”. But it isn’t read only. And the user has proper permissions to the … Continue reading
Well, I spent a day or three building a SQL Server Automatic Failover Cluster with two nodes, each one hosted on a Windows 2008 VM running in Hyper-V with an iSCSI SAN shared between them. Each VM is the main … Continue reading
This is not an article about technology. This is an article about how to properly use technology, or at least how to not use it. Wise words I learned from a wise man. So, to be honest the guy was … Continue reading
An excellent discussion on manipulating Excel Spreadsheets directly from SQL Server TSQL! http://www.simple-talk.com/sql/t-sql-programming/sql-server-excel-workbench/