Connectionstrings, mixing usernames and windows authentication. Who goes first?

When connecting to Sql Server from .Net, there are three namespaces containing classes to do so: System.Data.SqlClient / System.Data.OleDb / System.Data.Odbc   The one should use is System.Data.SqlClient since this contains functions specific to Sql Server, note that you have to use .Net 2.0 SP1 or higher to get Sql Server 2008 specific support.  …

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SQL Server Error: 10060 SQL Server Error: 10061

Ok, new entry with connectivity problems and examples.   The scenario: You have a SQL Server 2005 that is up and running you also know that the SQL Browser service is up and running. So on the server side, all is well.   On a side note, if you do not know what the SQL…

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