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I've become a columnist for MSDN magazine and my first column is available in the online edition, Feb 2009 issue today. I'm doing a column every few months called "Under The Table", about database-centric development. The first column Read More...
If you seem to be getting tons of my old blog entries, it's because I've gone back through all of them and added categories. All the way to 2004. This doesn't produce updates/duplicates for my blog reader, but it may produce them for yours. Read More...
Copyright Remus Rusanu 2009. Visit the original article at http://rusanu.com/2009/01/19/clr-memory-leak/  On a recent client engagement I had to investigate what appeared a to be a memory leak in a managed application. The program was running Read More...
For those folks who wrote comments on the blog posts and wondered why they do not appear.... they should appear now. When our new blogging software was installed (about 3 months ago or so), a new requirement appeared....I must personally *approve* (or Read More...
Today I came across the new SQL Server 2008 Compliance Portal . This portal has information and links to the new Compliance whitepaper and compliance scripts (the "sample files" at the bottom of the main page on the compliance portal). New features Read More...
When SQL Server's spatial data types were introduced, people asked "Why does every standard method begin with ST" (e.g. STIsEmpty). SQL Server docs always cite the OGC (Open Geospatial Consortium) specifications, but OGC's methods do Read More...
Yesterday a friend asked me if it was better to always use a value of GEOMETRYCOLLECTION EMPTY as an alternative to making a geometry/geography column nullable. OGC has its own concept of database NULL, that is [GEOMETRY] EMPTY, where [GEOMETRY] can be Read More...
Copyright Remus Rusanu 2009. Visit the original article at http://rusanu.com/2009/01/07/ot-wwwinstrainatatero/  Sorry for the off-topic post, this is for my Romanian friends who are reading this blog. Un site destinat comunitatilor romanesti Read More...
I will try to continue the series started by Jamie, presenting the other set of queries issued by the Microsoft Association Rules viewer. Recently, a question on these queries appeared on the MSDN Data Mining Forums and the poster raised a very good point: Read More...
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