.NET Core 2.0 brings a lot of improvements to the system, and it brings a lot of pain to the developers as well. I had a lot of problems upgrading .NET Core 1.x apps to .NET Core 2.0; I yet have to feel the promise it makes about performance and so, but let us see how to upgrade our existing applica
Despite the references of several sources of unattended installation of Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine, in this article describes a script tested in real production environments and it can be used with minimal or - perhaps - no modifications.
A lot of modern Business Intelligence solutions offer to transfer work of analysts to developers or rise technical level of business analysts, make them closer to developers. Instead of it, I advise to consider a solution, which takes information from Database and gives it to business analysts.
This article discusses the use of one such new feature, namely, rule-based filtering of LINQ queries using Web Rule, the XML-based super-fast rules engine, implementable as an ASP.NET or MVC component.
Continuous integration makes development more efficient – allowing bugs to be caught earlier, and providing rapid validation. But for too long, it hasn’t been standard practice for databases. This is an overview of implementing CI so you can bring database code in line with application development.
When managing a large amount of servers and databases, having an efficient way to search for objects in a particular database, SQL Server instance or the object metadata is crucial. DBA Chris Yates tells us why SQL Search from Red Gate helps him achieve this with ease, and at no cost.
If you could gain an extra hour in your working day, what would you spend it on? One way to save time and work efficiently, is to use tools available at your fingertips. Learn how SQL Prompt Core, included free in Visual Studio Enterprise, helps you speed up working with SQL and be more productive.
Starting from SQL Server 2005, the default trace is enabled by default on every SQL server. Default trace is a lightweight system trace, which stores a lot of useful information about the changes in the system...
In this article, I developed a way to determine all the SQL Servers in our environment at will and filter this information into Microsoft's Sunset report for Microsoft SQL Server and present all this information in an SSRS report.
In this article, I will explain the sometimes surprising behavior of the ADO.NET SqlParameter and particularly the effects of ParameterDirection, null value and DBNull.Value on how the parameter is sent to the database.
This article describes standard naming conventions for tables and columns, and it provides code that leverages the conventions to visualize dependencies and automatically validate and generate foreign key constraints.
SqlDependency ,can be used to pick changes without executing query to see there is any update from database , WHERE CLAUSE can also be applied for narrowing scope, Its way to push changes from SQL Server to SQLDependency , .NET library , SQL Server Broker service sends updates to SQLDependency.
The article provides a comparative analysis and gives patterns of using explicit locks to manage concurrent access to database documents (data split over multiple tables) in MS SQL Server, MySql, PostgreSql and Oracle. As it turned out, the solution is not always obvious or simple.