By D Busfield – Our development environment has over 10 databases active at one time. This script will start or shut down a particular database.
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By Margie Semilof – Microsoft customers and analysts alike are expecting the vendor to shed some light on its little-discussed and fragmented management product line later this month at the Microsoft Management Summit.At the summit, analysts said Microsoft will likely explain how its three m
By Sam Costello – MICROSOFT released a patch for a security hole in its SQL Server 7.0 and 2000 databases that could allow an attacker to execute code of their choice on an affected system by exploiting a buffer overflow vulnerability.
In this tip, author and developer Nicholas Chase shows you how to use the Java API for XML Messaging (JAXM) to simplify the process of creating and sending SOAP messages.
By Peter Galli and Matt Hicks – Microsoft Corp. is bringing its next SQL Server release, code-named Yukon, in line with its .Net and Web services vision, with new data unification and integration technology. Microsoft plans to embed .Net CLR (Common Language Runtime) in the SQL engine, as wel
While the W3C's Technical Architecture Group (TAG) argues about the safety of various flavors of HTTP programming, two icons of the Web have gone different directions: Google toward SOAP, and Amazon (whether they know it or not) toward REST.
By Ganesh Variar – Business-Savvy SQL Develop and execute complex business-intelligence queries quickly and efficiently in SQL, using Oracle9i’s analytic SQL features.
By Ed Parry – Do one of the 20 things seasoned DBA and Oracle expert Rachel Carmichael of Dragonfly Consulting LLC listed in her presentation at the Oracle user event International Oracle Users Group (IOUG) Live!, and you could find yourself holding a pink slip faster than you can say “Victoria’s Se
By John McCormick – Database administrators using Microsoft’s SQL Server software need to know that their installation is vulnerable to an attack based on an unchecked buffer in the ad hoc query feature. This issue is covered in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS02-007.
By Dennis Fisher – Microsoft Corp. has issued a patch for a buffer overrun vulnerability in some versions of its SQL Server database software that could enable an attacker to execute code on a vulnerable machine.