Professional Microsoft IIS 8, co-author Benjamin Perkins

This article has been migrated to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2012/2012-11-professional-microsoft-iis-8-co-author-benjamin-perkins.html The Professional Microsoft IIS 8 book is now available, check it out.  I had the opportunity to contribute a few chapters to it.  What an awesome experience!  There are lots of examples, experiences, discussions and reviews of the new features found in IIS 8.  You can get an…


10 Big Ideas from Getting Results the Agile Way

Note: This article is updated at 10 Big Ideas on Productivity from Getting Results the Agile Way. Are you using Getting Results the Agile Way to get ahead?   If you know the best ways to use your time and energy, you can get exponential results.   Agile Results, the system inside of Getting Results the Agile…


StaticCompressionDisableCpuUsage and DynamicCompressionDisableCpuUsage

This article has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2012/2012-11-staticcompressiondisablecpuusage-and-dynamiccompressiondisablecpuusage.html Performance problems are generally difficult to find the root cause of and fix.  There are so many ‘touch points’ that where to start looking much less finding the root cause while the issue is happening, can be a challenge. I found these 4 Compression…


Change or modify a Response Header value using URL Rewrite

This case has been moved to its new home here: https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2012/2012-11-change-or-modify-a-response-header-value-using-url-rewrite.html If you have ever used a tool that allows you to view the request and response headers, you certainly know that there is some information being pased back and forth between the client and the server that is not simply visible. An example of possible…


SQL Server Column-Store available for all major SAP BW releases

This blog has been re-published at https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Running-SAP-Applications-on-the/SQL-Server-Column-Store-available-for-all-major-SAP-BW-releases/ba-p/367486 This blog post might be outdated by now. The latest documentation regarding SQL Server Columnstore on SAP is available in https://www.sap.com/documents/2019/04/023e5928-487d-0010-87a3-c30de2ffd8ff.html Last Week SAP released Support Package Stack 5 for EHP1 of NetWeaver 7.3. Hereby all of the following equivalent SPS levels are now available: SPS 27 of…


Generating sample first names

This blog post has moved to https://matthewvaneerde.wordpress.com/2012/10/24/generating-sample-first-names/


My Windows Phone App – Hitman Website Monitor

This article has been moved to its new home here:  https://benperk.github.io/msdn/2012/2012-10-my-windows-phone-app-hitman-website-monitor.html I was surprised at how easy it was to create and deploy a Windows Phone app.  If you are a developer then you will have no problems creating an application.  After I installed the Windows Phone 7.1 SDK alongside my Visual Studio 2010 installation,…