.NET offers new options for accessing your data, forcing you to decide two things when you design the interface that exposes this content. With the release of Visual Studio .NET (VS.NET) and the .NET Framework, a good number of organizations have begun architecting and implementing .NET
Large XML documents present a problem when they need to be transformed using XSLT or filtered using the XmlDocument class. Because the DOM works by loading the entire XML document into memory, transformations can perform poorly. Fortunately, the .NET platform provides a robust set of classes in the
Wednesday, June 26 – Learn the best strategies to implement replication and troubleshoot any technical hurdles along the way from Microsoft’s own replication experts! This chat will cover all types of replication including Transactional Replication, Merge Replication and Snapshot Replication in SQL
By Sara Cushman – Oracle this week revamped their certification requirements, adding a $2,000 “hands-on” class that must be completed even by those who pass the company’s four exams. The company has added the class to its Oracle9i DBA Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) path, saying the new m
by Ilya Petrenko – Description: Here is a UNIX script (ksh) that will populate a report about current processes per Instance ( Local ( LOCAL=NO ) and remote (LOCAL=YES) ). This is useful for monitoring activities especially when application server site is “bombing” back-end site.
by Brad M. McGehee – As SQL Server DBAs and developers, we all know how important it is to document our database designs and server configurations. Producing and maintaining complete SQL Server documentation is an important job of every SQL Server developer and DBA. Here are just a few of benefits o
By Alexander Chigrik – In this article, I want to tell you about distribution statistics, and about how you can view and update distribution statistics.
By Peter Galli – Microsoft Corp., which faces mounting competition and price pressure focused on its Office desktop productivity suite, is set to release the first beta of an Office upgrade.
XML digital signature technology can help you implement lightweight and flexible security solutions for wireless Web services applications. In this article, Michael Yuan discusses the importance of XML digital signatures and their application. He also walks through the digital signature APIs of the
The JavaTM Web Services Developer Pack (Java WSDP) is an integrated toolset that in conjunction with the Java platform allows Java developers to build, test and deploy XML applications, Web services, and Web applications. The technologies comprising the Java WSDP v1.0 include the Java APIs for XML i