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WTF Next? Dev ramblings from a master of nothing. SQL Server There are 6 entries for the tag SQL Server
MSXML 6 failure on SQL Server 2005 Tools install
Today I ran into this problem when setting up the SQL Server Management Tools for SQL Server 2005. Like any good little code slinger, I googled (if you are particular to Microsoft, you can read that as “binged”) to see who’s had the problem, because it’s no news that when you aren’t on the crest of the tech wave that someone else has had the same issue. In particular, MSXML 6 would fail and the log would have a message similar to: MSI (s) (40:58) [22:16:00:859]: MainEngineThread is returning 1605 ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 9, 2009 2:37 PM

Automating SQL Server 2000 based database generation with OSQL in .NET
This week I had a need for NUnit based unit testing against a class that depended on a provided SqlConnection. Up to this point I had been able to mock external objects and their behavior based on interfaces, but with a SqlConnection I could not mock. There are some options for mocking the SqlConnection such as TypeMock, but I needed a realistic connection to test against. This also proved as a good method for building the expected DB interface. The solution that worked best for my environment (only ......

Posted On Friday, August 14, 2009 11:55 AM

Baton Rouge SQL / .NET Saturday Coming August 1, 2009!
On August 1st the Baton Rouge Area SQL Server and .Net user groups are hosting an all day free SQL Server and .Net training event! Attendees will have chances to win great prizes! What more could a SQL Server and .Net Professional ask for? If this sounds good to you then don’t miss your opportunity to attend SQL Saturday! #17, the largest FREE training event dedicated exclusively to SQL Server, .Net, Development and Business Intelligence to hit Baton Rouge. Registration is required. For more information ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 3, 2009 9:40 AM

October Baton Rouge .NET Users Group Meeting (in November)
NOTICE: Due to a scheduling conflicts as Halloween activities the October meeting has been moved 1 week to Wednesday, November 5th. Sorry for any inconvenience. .Net User Group Meeting location: At Lamar Advertising Wednesday, November 5th, 2008 5:45 PM - 8:15 PM Sponsored by: Portico Learning Solutions Presenter Jeremy Beckham BIO: Jeremy is a Senior Developer for High Power Consulting, Inc. and has over 5 years of experience in .Net and SQL Server development. He's worked on projects ranging from ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 28, 2008 11:16 AM

Baton Rouge SQL Server User Group Meeting
In the Baton Rouge Area with as open Tuesday afternoon? Check out the SQL Server Users Group Meeting this week. Location: At Lamar Advertising Thursday, October 23, 2008 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM Sponsored By: FuelTrac Presenter: Mike Huguet BIO Mike is an Enterprise Solutions Architect for Sparkhound, Inc. with over 9 years of experience in developing business solutions for Enterprise, Mid-market, and governmental customers. Five of those years have been as a consultant working with clients such as Jiffy ......

Posted On Sunday, October 12, 2008 7:43 PM

Changing OpenSim’s User Database to MSSQL
Here we are at the second week's task for the Manhattan Project: switching the user's database to MSSQL instead of SQLite. I'll be honest, there weren't any valuable resources I found for assistance in the creation of this tutorial. Mostly it was a combination of Try / Fail and guessing based on what I saw in the code for the MSSQL dll in the project. I might say that there weren't resources, but what I mostly mean is no tutorial. There are some .sql files to help get the database started, but that's ......

Posted On Wednesday, October 1, 2008 11:58 PM

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