The downturn in the economy has left quite a few technical people out of work. This ongoing article describes the experiences over the past two years of Steve Jones. Reader experiences are requested and the article will be updated weekly.
Coefficient™ Version 1.5 – An Update To Their Database Analysis Software For Use With Microsoft SQL Server
Version 1.5 adds right-click menu support, faster analysis capabilities, the ability to limit traces/analyses to a set of users or applications, the ability to analyze only those SQL statements that perform according to a set of user-defined criteria like reads, writes, CPU, or duration, the ability
by Jimmy Nilsson – Not all of the XML support in SQL Server 2000 is useful in real world applications in my opinion. I’m thinking of the possibility to send queries to SQL Server by HTTP and receive the answer as XML documents. The security problems with that seem to be huge in the current version.
The Apache XML Project have released updates to the C++ version of XSLT processor Xalan, and the next generation of their Java XML parser, Xerces 2. Xalan C++ 1.2 includes the following improvements over version 1.1:
Facilitate the process of globalizing an application by organizing translatable resources in XML documents. You can use this technique to externalize the translatable content of your documents into language-specific subdocuments, as well as to structure XML documents, along with user-specified XML e
by Leigh Dodds – XML-DEV has been busy recently with a number of long running threads drawing in some interesting postings. The underlying theme has been general orientation on how best to understand and come to terms with particular technologies, ranging from Schemas to Web Services. This week the
Ever wonder what a DBA does? Ever had someone ask you what your job entails? Here’s an overview of what a DBA does. Reader feedback will be used to update this article over time.
If you are like most visitors to this website, you have a strong interest in SQL Server, and most likely, Transact-SQL. As you probably know, Transact-SQL is a superset of the ANSI SQL standard. Code written in ANSI SQL will run under SQL Server, and on any relational database that also supports ANS
Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2000 is a family of products that meet the data storage requirements of the largest data processing systems and commercial Web sites, yet at the same time can provide easy-to-use data storage services to an individual or small business. The data storage needs of a moder
In this detailed tip, Benoit Marchal explains how SAXTransformerFactory — a class that feeds SAX events directly in an XSLT processor — buys you greater flexibility when you save XML files. Several reusable Java code samples demonstrate the techniques, which require TrAX.