(Andrew Lock) Host filtering, restricting the hostnames that your app responds to, is recommended whenever you’re running in production for security reasons. In this post, I describe how to add host filtering to an ASP.NET Core application.
(Connor McDonald) The ability for part of a table to be read-only and other parts of the same table to allow full DML is a cool feature in the Oracle Partitioning option.
(Martin Bach) Since I can never remember how to install Virtualbox Guest Additions I thought I’d write it down. Maybe it’ll save you a few minutes; I know it will save me a lot of time 😉
(Matthias Hoys) Play with Docker (PWD) is a free Docker environment that you can use for up to 4 hours – you only need a web browser and a Docker account! It uses the “Docker-in-Docker” technology.
(Paul Tuohy) The DB2 for i Enhancements in IBM i 7.3 Technology Refresh 8 / IBM i 7.4 Technology Refresh 2 just made dynamic SQL, embedded in RPG, a lot easier to use. It includes an enhancement entitled USING SUBSET on EXECUTE and OPEN with Extended indicators.
(David Walsh) SVGs are such an amazing tool for creating custom fonts, animations, size-reduced graphics, and more. They’re part HTML, part image, and all awesome.
(Grant Fritchey) There is a war about primary keys in the database world. There are two camps. The first camp believes that primary keys should only ever be created on meaningful information.
Optimising The Performance Of Power Query Merges In Power BI, Part 4: Table.Join And Other Join Algorithms
(Chris Webb) In the previous post in this series I showed how you can use the Table.Join function and the SortMerge algorithm to get much better performance for merge operations in Power Query – but only if your data is sorted.
(Marijan Nikic) A class that draws a fully animated rotatable wheel with sections containing strings. The wheel once spun, rotates for a certain period and stops at a random point, which gives the selected string.
(Vitor Montalvao) Virtual machines (VM) are one of several resources that Azure offers and gives you total control to install and configure anything you need to perform your work. But how easy is to create and manage an Azure VM? Is there anything else that I should know before creating an Azure VM?