SQL 2008 R2 on Windows 8 – Compatibility Warning?

What does the Compatibility Warning mean? If you see the warning you may ignore and move ahead with the install. It’s expected. The SQL Team says, they support minimum SP1 of SQL 2008 R2 and hence the warning. Once complete, apply at least SP1.  Refer http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2681562


FIDDLER Resources

Since we change between tools & technologies so often, at times I just wish I have all that information I need just at the click of a button. Couple of links I find worth keeping handy on FIDDLER & HTTP debugging:     http://www.west-wind.com/weblog/posts/2009/Jan/14/Monitoring-HTTP-Output-with-Fiddler-in-NET-HTTP-Clients-and-WCF-Proxies     Informative Writeup on using FIDDLER.     The following link talks about…


VS 2010 & 2012 on the same machine – VS2010 crashes

At one of my recent customer engagements, I came across this particular problem where VS2010 crashed on me each time I tried to record or replay a test that was developed earlier using VS2010. Further investigation into the causes of the crash revealed – UPDATE 1 for VS 2012 updates  the Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.WebTestFramework.dll in the GAC…


Machine Performance Counter Collection for Load Tests – Automating collection

In one of our Performance Labs we had a requirement to collect the Performance Counter Logs across more than 15 Application & DB Servers.. Doing them manually each time was not easy and often times error prone. I got the batch Files created which had the Logman commands that triggered the remote collection and then…