There is a new article by folks on the VS and SQL Teams about how to embed the installation of SQL Express into you app, lots of good stuff in here including a wrapper class for the MSI options.
Steve Twitchell has posted a new download for SSMS-E that should fix the install problem related to other AppIDs, specifically BOL.
It seems that Ken Henderson and I have been trying the same experiment, without knowing about it. For the last month (actually 26 days to be precise) I comitted to myself to blog every day, partly as I had been lax in my blogging and also because I knew there would be a lot going…
Erland (one of the SQL Server MVPs) has been working ona SQL Server connectivity module for Perl based on OLE DB, you can find it here.
New WP published a little while back that talks about troubleshooting SQL Server 2005 using some of the new technologies to help. Its written by the customer advisory team, Customer Support Team and members of SQL Server Database engine team, in other words the folks that really know.
Good list here, I did review one of these and was impressed, I hope the others are all as good as it was. More lists as I find them or create them.
The Gotdotnet team is throwing a Birthday Party and all Gotdotnet users are invited! The party will occur at the Microsoft Visitor Center this Friday, November 18, 2005 between 6PM and 10PM. For more event details, see here or visit the Gotdotnet homepage. Now that we have shipped SQL Server 2005 all of those little science…
Great article on cleansing using SSIS Fuzzy technologies here.
Some really great info on logparser and 64 bit amongst other subjects in here. These guys run the 4th largest web property in the world, and they do an amazing job. Time to add the TechNet blogs community page to my aggregator methinks!
SQL Server Learning Survey – International If you live outside of the United States or Canada, we want to know more about your experience with SQL Server! How did you initially learn to use SQL? What are your preferences for learning new topics? What can we do to make SQL easier to learn and use?…