Conchango puts a nice little Vista Gadget out there for SQL Server


Besides being a good guy to work with, Jamie apparently moonlights as a Gadgeteer… (Well, maybe John is the Gadgeteer and Jamie’s morphed into a program manager.)

Announcing SQL Server Monitor Gadget for Windows Vista Sidebar (SSIS Junkie)

He’ll probably want to include it in the ETL Framework project, too.

Other than requiring a direct connection to your SQL Server and being huge download (~4MB) for a Gadget (should probably unbundle the video from the Gadget), it looks good. A little WCF or an HTTP endpoint from SQL Server and you’ll fix that direct connect problem, too.


Comments (2)

  1. jamiet says:

    Aha. Monsieur David Reed I presume? 🙂

    Didn’t know you had a blog. Subscribed!

    -Jamie

  2. SSIS Junkie says:

    One week ago we released v1.0 of SQL Server Monitor Gadget for Windows Vista Sidebar. Today we are making