Microsoft Navision: Why my Business Analytics (BA) Scheduler Job that I created using BA Configurator keeps on running and never ends ?

Microsoft Navision has its own nice Business Analytics (BA) Configurator tool to create scheduled operations. The technology used under the covers for this scheduled operations are our SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) runtime. Actually if you’re familiar with SSIS, you should noticed that the generated .dtsx file actualy is an SSIS package. One of our…

Microsoft® SQL Server® ODBC Driver for Linux V 1.0 is released :)

As you will remember, I had mentioned about Microsoft SQL Server ODBC Driver in my earlier blog post on October 24th, 2011. It is released 🙂 You can download Microsoft® SQL Server® ODBC Driver for Linux V 1.0 from the link below : Enjoy 🙂

Announcing Microsoft SQL Server ODBC Driver for Linux

Our Principal Group Program Manager Raghu Ram make an announcement about “Microsoft SQL Server ODBC Driver for Linux” in

The points that you should think again and again using JET Database Engine in a multi-threaded application (like a classic ASP or ASP.Net web application)

  Microsoft JET (Joint Engine Techonology) Database Engine is an implementation of JET Red and it should not be mixed with the JET Blue ESE (Extensible Storage Engine) which is the core of Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory. We had released the first versions of the JET OLE DB Provider and JET ODBC Drivers in…

Why my 32 bit applications cannot see the ODBC DSNs that I created on my 64 bit machine ?

As we all database developers know that a ODBC DSN is an entry that we created through “ODBC Data Source Administrator” that we reached from Start/Control Panel/AdministrativeTools  or typing “odbcad32” from Start/Run . On a 64bit machine when you run “ODBC Data Source Administrator” and created an ODBC DSN, actually you are creating an ODBC…


What if your ODBC DSNs want to play "hide-and-seek" with you ?

One of our customers has been reporting that they cannot see their “System Data Sources” under “System DSN” tab when they clicked on “ODBC Data Source Administrator” Control Panel icon.  They were also trying to add a new DSN, the wizard was completing succesfully but the DSN was not appearing in the list. Strange.. Ain’t…