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Get it now from https://connect.microsoft.com/SQLServer ! Download size is only about 877.34 MB, so don't hesitate :-). With SQL Server 2008 June CTP release, customers can immediately utilize new capabilities that support their mission-critical platform...
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The latest Service Pack for Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP Pro x64, SP2, is ready to be downloaded from http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsserver/sp2.mspx . There a lots of enhancements that also have impact on developers: XmlLite is a library...
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While updating SQL Server 2005 to the SP2 level on my own machine and a server I maintain, I encountered the following problem: Setup of Database Services and Analysis Services fails. The error report mentions error 29528. Description: "The setup has...
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Simple question today: "How to change the password of a SQL Server account programmatically using .NET?". The answer: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Common . Create a simple Console Application project and add a reference to the Microsoft.SqlServer...
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Gert Drapers , development manager for DataDude and SQL guru for life, announces the availability of CTP6 on his blog . Also notice the RTM release is scheduled for Q1 2007. For the Belgians not attending TechEd IT Forum (most developers don't I guess...
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Introduction Last week I had the requirement for a small footprint database on computers to store information in. An XML file was one of the possibilities I was considering but some rich querying capabilities and some relational characteristics in the...
Rather calm on my blog lately due to a high workload. So, let's give a little overview of some recent hot releases that are worth to check out in case of some spare free time. This summer, I'll try to put some more serious posts on the web over here....
A few days ago, Microsoft released the first CTP of SQL Server 2005 Everywhere Edition, the successor to SQL Server CE. You can download it over here , as well as the mandatory Books Online that accompany every SQL Server release :-). Check out the SQL...
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Soon the happy family of Visual Studio 2005 Team products will be enlarged with "Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals": Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals delivers a market-shifting database development product...
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Another of those "start downloading immediately" kind-a-posts. About 5.5 months after the initial release of SQL Server 2005, its first Service Pack has arrived including database mirroring support and a bunch of other features which didn't make it in...
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