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  • Use SQL Server 2017 in Docker ContainersNov 21, 2017. How to use SQL Server 2017 on Docker containers to automate deployment using VSTS
  • Creating A SQL Database And SQL Server On The Azure PortalNov 20, 2017. This article shows how to create a SQL Database and Server on the Azure Portal and also the process of configuring the threat protection to our Database.
  • Introduction To SQL Operations Studio And Connecting It With SQL ServerNov 20, 2017. Learn how to use SQL Operations Studio (preview) to connect to SQL Server, and then use Transact-SQL (T-SQL) statements.
  • Perfect Scrollbar Performance Improvement In AngularNov 18, 2017. Here the idea is not to override the existing behavior of the perfect-scrollbar, definitely it should be an optional choice. I mean, it should work in such a way that; if we set the property to "true" then lazy loading should enable and if we set it to false then perfect-scrollbar should work as as a default one.
  • Auto Complete with ngTagInput using Web API in AngularJSNov 16, 2017. AutoComplete,ngTagInput,Web API,AngularJS,AutoComplete in AngularJS using Web API
  • Always Encrypted In SQL Server 2016 - Step By Step Guide - Part ThreeNov 15, 2017. This is part three of "Always Encrypted In SQL Server 2016 - Step By Step Guide" series. In this article, we are going to see how to search on encrypted column and how to deploy a certificate to a different environment.
  • What Is SQL Operations StudioNov 15, 2017. Learn and download SQL Operations Studio
  • What Is Struct And When To Use Struct In C#Nov 15, 2017. 'Struct' keyword is used to create a structure. A structure can contain variables, methods, static constructor, parameterized constructor, operators, indexers, events, and property. A structure can not derive/inherit from any structure or class. A structure can implement any number of interfaces. Structures provide better performance.
  • Steps To Configure Xamarin.Android Emulator Performance - Part TwoNov 14, 2017. Xamarin is a cross-platform development tool. With Xamarin, you can use C# for iOS, Android, and Universal Windows apps. And with Xamarin Forms, interface design for all three platforms can be accomplished within its XAML-based framework.
  • SSMS 2016 - Enhanced ScrollbarNov 14, 2017. Detailed description with screenshots of the enhanced scroll bar introduced in SSMS (SQL Server Management Studio) 2016.
  • Server Side Custom Paging In Angular-UI Grid Using Web APINov 13, 2017. In this article, you will learn how to implement server side custom paging using Angular UI-Grid with Web API and SQL Server database and stored procedure. In this article, I will demonstrate server side paging and sorting only, Filtering we should learn in next article.
  • DROP IF EXISTS In SQL Server 2016Nov 13, 2017. With this very small but handy tip, we’ll check the enhancement that has been made to DROP statement in SQL Server 2016. Earlier, we used to write additional checking logic to make sure that the object exists to drop. If we miss writing the check and if the object is not available, then we are being served with an error message. With SQL Server 2016, now we can check the existence of the respective object without any error being generated.
  • Masking Sensitive Data With SQL Server 2016Nov 10, 2017. SQL Server 2016 has many features which you can use to make your data and application more secure, more maintained and easily retrieved as per your requirements. It has introduced both client side security such as Always Encrypted as well as server side security such as Data masking etc. In this post we’ll examine how Dynamic Data Masking can help secure our data.
  • Introduction Of New Useful Features In SSMS 2016Nov 10, 2017. This article is an effort to list out a few exciting improvements that have been made to SQL Server Management Studio 2016. I believe, most of these new features can help improve the speed of our work and are more convenient to use the SSMS.
  • Azure Data Factory - ETL Solution To Azure DB And To Azure SQL Data WarehouseNov 09, 2017. In this article we will learn how to use Azure Data Factory to Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) data especially for the data warehousing purposes.
  • ASP.NET Core 2.0 MVC Distributed Cache Tag HelperNov 09, 2017. Cache and Distributed Cache Tag Helper help improve performance of your application by caching view’s content, either in-memory or in a distributed cache (e.g. Redis). Distributed Cache Tag Helper uses IDistributedCache to store contents in a distributed cache. To learn more about distributed caching, please refer to an earlier post here.
  • Configuring SQL Server 2016 Express On LAN For C# Connection StringNov 08, 2017. In this article I will share my experience about configuring SQL Server 2016 Express on LAN for SQL connection using my C# application’s connection string
  • Step By Step Guide To Setup Sample SSAS Multi Dimension CubeNov 06, 2017. Create one Windows account and give full access to that account to read OLTP database or add an account on which SSAS Service is running and give full permission to that account for OLTP Database.
  • Power BI On-Premises Server Installation And ConfigurationNov 06, 2017. On October 31, 2017 Microsoft released the latest version of Power BI report server, in this version on-premises reports can connect to different data sources (SQL Server, Oracle, SAP HANA ...Etc.). Users can also use direct Query option or import data option and create schedule to refresh the imported data. This article will give the step by step process to install and configure a Power BI on premises server.
  • SQL Server 2016 - How To Detect The Current Cumulative Update/Service Pack That Was InstalledNov 05, 2017. In this article, I will explain how to detect the current Cumulative Update / Service Pack installed on your SQL Server.
  • Create An Azure SQL Database Using PowerShellNov 03, 2017. A resource group is a logical container into which Azure resources are deployed and managed as a group. So let's create a resource group for that using New-AzureRmResourceGroup command.
  • How To Create A SQL Database In AzureNov 03, 2017. In this article you will see how to create an Azure SQL Database in the Azure portal. Azure SQL Database is a relational database-as-a-service which provides high performance, reliable and secure database used to build data-driven applications and websites.
  • Performance - SortedDictionary Vs DictionaryOct 31, 2017. Recently when I was analyzing a clients code base for performance, I found that they were using the collection SortedDictionary in many places in their projects. After looking on how they are using this collection type, I discovered that they really only needed the collection sorted once. So I figured, that if would be better performance to use just Dictionary and sort it once. Before recommending this change to their code, I needed to prove my theory.
  • Office 365 Public CDN OverviewOct 27, 2017. Microsoft has recently announced (over a months’ time ago now as I am writing this article) availability of Office 365 Public Content Delivery Network (CDN). This gives us the good option to host the static content such as JavaScript files, CSS, images, documents in CDN. The files in CDN will help better performance with SharePoint pages.
  • How To Return A Pair Of Closest Birthdates Using API, Multi Threading And MVC 5 Using C#.NETOct 18, 2017. This article demonstrates how to use multi-threading to return the name of 2 customers who have the closest birthdate. I also include how create API to add\ retrieve customer details from SQL database using tasks and how to use MVC to call and API to add a new customer.
  • T-SQL - Display Decimal Numbers As MoneyOct 17, 2017. In this article, we will show how to display decimal numbers as money with and without cents
  • Cloud Databases In Azure - Part TwoOct 16, 2017. In the first article of this series, I explained about how to create SQL Database in Azure. I recommend you read the first article.
  • ASP.NET Core 2.0 Response CompressionOct 16, 2017. When you’re unable to use the compression features of web servers (IIS, Apache, Nginx), ASP.NET Core provides an alternate option, Response Compression middleware. It’s performance won’t match server based compression features though.
  • Always Encrypted In SQL Server 2016 - Step By Step Guide - Part TwoOct 14, 2017. This is part two of "Always Encrypted In SQL Server 2016 - Step By Step Guide" series. In this article, we are going to see the sample queries on encrypted columns and Limitations of Always Encrypted feature. In case, if you have missed out the first part of the series.
  • User-Defined Types In SQL ServerOct 13, 2017. When we are working with any programming language, we create user defined types as per our requirement. It is a better idea to have this feature in the SQL server.
  • Let's Move 'On-Prem' Data Warehouse To 'Azure SQL Data Warehouse' With Redgate Data Platform Studio (DPS)Oct 13, 2017. In this article we will learn how to migrate ‘On-Prem’ data warehouse to the Cloud, specifically Azure SQL Data warehouse. I will share the lessons learned and some do’s and don’ts from my experience that may be helpful.
  • ASP.NET Core 2.0 CachingOct 12, 2017. Caching frequently used data can improve the performance of a web application. For applications hosted on multiple servers, using distributed caching means the application can access data regardless of the instance server. Caching should be considered an alternate to using Session State.
  • T-SQL - Retrieve Task Hierarchy In Project ServerOct 12, 2017. In this article, we will show how to get the Task Hierarchy for a Specific Project in Project Server Database using SQL
  • Excel To XML Using LINQOct 11, 2017. In this article we will show you the easiest way to convert Excel data into Xml files. There is a certain way to convert Excel file to Xml, for example using Excel Library (Com Component)
  • Overview Of Let In LINQOct 09, 2017. In general, Let allows create a local variable at the LinQ query. Let has the same operation as to build local variable in a loop. The example with let hast better performance than the without let example, because the first execute one time and second two time for each item.
  • Always Encrypted In SQL Server 2016 - Step By Step Guide - Part OneOct 06, 2017. Lets say, we have a requirement to encrypt the PII data for an existing ASP.NET web application. Data needs to be encrypted at rest as well as on transit. Considering the existing PROD data, we need to identify an encryption approach that best suits the requirement. I'm going to share my experience in finding the encryption approach and implementing it on a sample database.
  • How To Secure PII Data In SQL Server Using CLE (Column Level Encryption)Oct 03, 2017. PII (personally identifiable information) which is used to identify individual identity such as SSN, DOB, Bank Account Number etc. When you are working with financial application you face the scenario where you have to store the data in encrypted format, so no one can see the actual data.
  • HTML 5 Web Workers In ActionOct 01, 2017. In a nutshell, web worker is a JavaScript code that runs in the background (without refreshing the page) and without adding any performance overhead on the page. So that means, you can continue using your site by clicking here and there while web worker is doing its assigned functionality in the background.
  • WebGrid Custom Paging Links To Avoid Load On Server Using Stored Procedure And ASP.NET MVCSep 27, 2017. I will show you how to fetch the data dynamically from the database and bind to the WebGrid control, using the stored procedure in MVC 4.0. In this blog, today, I will show you how to write code in ASP.NET MVC for implementation of WebGrid Control using Static Data. In later sessions, I will show you the process of using GridView Dynamically, that means using SQL Server data source.
  • How To Secure PII Data In SQL Server Using .NET AssemblySep 21, 2017. PII (Personally Identifiable Information) is used to identify individual identity markers such as SSN, DOB, Bank Account Number etc. When you are working with financial applications you face a scenario where you have to store the data in encrypted format, so no one can see the actual data.
  • How To Migrate Your On-Premises / Enterprise Data Warehouse Into Azure SQL Data WarehouseSep 21, 2017. I will share how you can start migrating your data into the Azure SQL Data Warehouse
  • 35 Essential Basic-Advanced SQL Query-Questions Asked In Technical InterviewsSep 19, 2017. These are all query-based questions asked in tech interviews, including some simple looking tricky one liner SQL statements and joins.
  • Encrypt And Decrypt User Password In SQL Server DB Using C# Winform ApplicationSep 18, 2017. In this article we are going to learn how to maintain the user login details in sql server table with password encryption format and decrypt the user password and validate the credentials in login form.
  • Create Log Backup Maintenance Plan In SQL Server 2016Sep 17, 2017. In this article, we will explain how to take log backups frequently by creating a Log Backup Maintenance Plan in SQL Server 2016
  • Convert Rows To Columns Using Dynamic Pivot In SQL ServerSep 17, 2017. In this article, we will show how to convert rows to columns using Dynamic Pivot in SQL Server.
  • Two Ways To Get Data From Entity FrameworkSep 15, 2017. In this article, you will learn about two basic ways to get data from Entity Framework and display data in angular UI-Grid using MVC application with Web API.
  • SQL Server DB Backup Using Stored Procedure In WinForm ApplicationSep 14, 2017. In this article we are going to learn how to get database backup using stored procedure in SQL server in C# Winform applications.
  • Azure SQL Data Warehouse - Why Enterprises Should Now Consider It SeriouslySep 14, 2017. Today we will explore some of the reasons why enterprise should choose Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
  • Azure Cosmos DB With SQL Query Cheat Sheet PDFSep 08, 2017. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB supports querying documents using SQL (Structured Query Language) as a JSON query language. Cosmos DB is truly schema-free. By its commitment to the JSON data model directly within the database engine, it provides automatic indexing of JSON documents without requiring explicit schema or creation of secondary indexes.
  • Find Out Creation And Modification Date Of Database Objects Like Tables And Stored ProceduresSep 07, 2017. Database Object refers to Table, Stored procedure, View, Function etc.; in other words, all the elements that are created for data storage and manipulation.
  • How To Consume Web API Through SSIS PackageSep 07, 2017. In this article, I have illustrated the purpose of SSIS with Web API. It shows how SSIS can use Web API to do certain operations, like updating the database table based on Service response, and process the data, etc.
  • How Should We Store Images And Blob Files In SQL ServerSep 06, 2017. There is always a requirement from developers: How should I store images and BLOB files in SQL Server ? In this post let's explore the data types and methods used for storing Binary Large Objects also know as BLOBs, such as images and sounds, into SQL Server.
  • New String Function In SQL Server 2017Sep 06, 2017. It requires one separator argument and a minimum of two arguments otherwise it raises an error. All the arguments are implicitly converted to string types and then they are concatenated.
  • Construct Readable XML Output From SQL Query From Two Or More Tables Using “For XML PATH” StatementSep 04, 2017. In my previous article I discussed about how to get a XML format output from query and process that by using XML AUTO statement, and I give different types of “for XML”.
  • Connecting To MySql Database In StrapiSep 04, 2017. This article helps you to create a connection to the My SQL database using the Strapi; this is an article for the beginners where the basic connection can be created with the existing MySQL database.
  • How To Backup A Mirrored Database Using SQL AgentSep 04, 2017. Database mirroring is a primarily software solution for increasing database availability. Mirroring is implemented on a per-database basis and works only with databases that use the full recovery model. The simple and bulk-logged recovery models do not support database mirroring. Therefore, all bulk operations are always fully logged. Database mirroring works with any supported database compatibility level.
  • Use Of Union, Intersect, Distinct And Except In LINQSep 01, 2017. Here, you will learn the uses of Union, Intersect, Except, and their differences, To get a clear picture, we will go with examples.
  • Use Of Deferred And Immediate Query Execution In LINQAug 31, 2017. Here, you will see about query execution in linq and what is deffered query execution, what is immediate query execution and it's differences, we will see with example for better understanding.
  • IoT Remote Access Pi Login Using Raspberry PI 3 Model BAug 29, 2017. This is an introduction of Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. We will explore what Raspberry Pi 3 has to offer in terms of its features and performance.
  • Data Structures and Algorithm (DSA) – Performance, Complexity And Big-O NotationAug 28, 2017. In this article we will be talking about what performance of an algorithm is and how Complexity is used to measure performance and what Big-O notation is.
  • Working With JSON In SQL Server 2016Aug 28, 2017. JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight data interchange format. It is language independent, easy to understand and self-describing. It is used as an alternative to XML. JSON is a very popular data interchange format nowadays. Most modern services return the data into the JSON text.
  • New Features In SQL Server 2017Aug 27, 2017. There are many new features introduced with SQL server 2017 and also there is some performance improvement in existing features. Using the following links, we can learn more details about the new features in SQL server 2017.
  • Creating Login Form For Users With Image Uploading For Password RecallAug 27, 2017. The article is an alternate method of creating a login form where the conventional way of giving a password hint will be given as a question. In this, you can add an image which can be your hint if you forget your password.
  • Understand Azure Cosmos DB - DocumentDB API (SQL)Aug 24, 2017. Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s globally-distributed, multi-model database service "for managing data at planet-scale." It builds upon and extends the earlier Azure DocumentDB, which was released in 2014. It is schema-less and generally classified as a NoSQL database. In this article I am going to create an Azure Cosmos DB using SQL.
  • Virtual Machine Scale SetAug 23, 2017. Virtual Machines are highly flexible such that they can be changed in their size and the performance based on the requirement of the user. The resources which we actually require can be decided by us and then the user can be able to scale up or down the Virtual Machine. When making changes to the Virtual Machine size, the cost that is charged for the Virtual Machine will also vary. Here the size of the Virtual Machine will include the number of cores, the Random-Access Memory, number of data disks, the IOPS range, SSD size, load balancing feature and premium disk support.
  • Use Of Range, Repeat And Empty In LINQAug 21, 2017. Here, we are going to see the uses of the Range,Repeat and Empty keywords in LINQ and we also will discuss their differences.
  • Transform XML Output Of SQL Query To HTML Using "For XML" AUTO Statement With XSLT In C#Aug 21, 2017. Normally, we execute the query using ExecuteNonQuery statement and fill the output into data table. This article describes how to transform the XML output of SQL query statements using FOR XML AUTO to HTML using XSLT.
  • Element Operators In LINQAug 17, 2017. Here, we will learn about Element Operators, their uses, and various element operators.
  • Connecting Login Form In C# With Database For User Type AuthenticationAug 15, 2017. This article describes how to connect a Login Form designed in C# with a database so that the user gets validated based upon the password given by the administrator who has created the login database.
  • Load Twitter Data Into SQL DatabaseAug 15, 2017. The requirement is to extract the data from Twitter and load extracted data into SQL Database. For this demonstration I am going to read the Indian Film actor Kamal Haasan's tweets and load that into SQL Server 2016 Database.
  • Boosting Up The Reflection Performance In C#Aug 10, 2017. Reflection is a way of obtaining metadata information about the types used in applications, which helps you describing the types, modules or assemblies at runtime. This is an extremely useful feature in the strongly-typed languages like C#.
  • SQL Azure With Entity FrameworkAug 08, 2017. Exploring SQL Azure With Entity Framework
  • Create SQL Server Database Project With Visual StudioAug 08, 2017. In this article, we’re going to learn about how to we can manage our database scripts using Visual Studio’s SQL server database project.
  • Use Of Into And Let In LINQAug 07, 2017. Here, we going to see the uses of Into and Let keywords in LINQ and their differences.
  • Understanding Azure Data Lake AnalyticsAug 07, 2017. This article will give an overview of Data Lake analytics account and create U-SQL job and execute this job to put data into the .csv file.
  • Understanding SQL Azure - Part OneAug 06, 2017. This article will give a idea about creating SQL DB in Azure and using it in Visual Studio
  • Understanding SQL Azure - Part TwoAug 06, 2017. This article will allow us to connect with SQL Azure and perform CRUD operations using EF.
  • How To Determine The Version And Edition Of SQL Server And Its ComponentsAug 06, 2017. For Business Intelligence features such as Integration Services, Reporting Services, and Analysis Services, you may have to install the latest service packs, cumulative updates, and hotfixes on the client-side computers to obtain the latest fixes while developing SSIS packages, SSRS reports, or Analysis Services cubes.
  • Compare Azure SQL Database And Azure SQL Data WarehouseAug 05, 2017. In this article, I am going to compare both Azure SQL database and Azure SQL data ware house. I was reading many articles; below is the tabular compression of both.
  • Setup And Connect To Azure SQLAug 03, 2017. Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly known as SQL Azure) is a managed cloud database i.e. Software as a Service (SaaS) provided by Microsoft Azure. In simple words, Microsoft Azure SQL is a cloud database that runs on a cloud computing platform and access to it is provided as a Service.
  • Entity Framework CRUD Operation Performed With SQL Stored Procedure Using ADO.NET Entity Data ModelJul 31, 2017. You can see my pervious article for Entity framework with Ado.Net data Model connection and how to create a new entity framework project and sql database connection maintained with created entity framework project. Also you can see how to create a class in entity framework based on data table.
  • How To Use Visual Studio For Azure SQL DatabaseJul 31, 2017. This article demonstrates using Visual Studio step by step for Azure SQL Database operation.
  • Statistics And Cost Estimation Internals - Part OneJul 30, 2017. Incorrect cardinality and Cost Estimation may lead query optimizer to choose inefficient plans which can have a negative impact on the database performance. In this article we are going to look deep inside Statistics.
  • Combination Of Id-ParentId And HierarchyId Approaches To Hierarchical DataJul 26, 2017. How to combine the Id-ParentId and HierarchyId approaches to keep and fetch the data in hierarchical and alphabetical order.
  • Learn Web API : Using SQL Helper ClassJul 25, 2017. This article demonstrates how to use Web API Using SQL Helper Class with easy to use data base access in Visual Studio 2017.
  • How To Use Query Editor For Azure SQL Database In Azure PortalJul 24, 2017. Azure Portal provided Query editor for database operations, which is very good for us. We don’t need any software installation in our computer; we can access and perform the task online.
  • Creating An Azure SQL Database And Connecting Through SQL Server Management StudioJul 23, 2017. This article demonstrates how to create an azure SQL Database, setting the Firewall rule and connecting through the SQL Server Management Studio.
  • Create SSRS Drilldown ReportJul 17, 2017. Create SSRS drill down report, add link enable/disable based on specific condition, adding download links in reports.
  • Taking Script From Database In SQL Server In Different ModeJul 17, 2017. This article explains how to take the script from database in SQL server in a different mode. Normally we take back up our entire database as “.bak, .mdf, .ldf” file but sometimes we need to alter, update or delete then create our database based on our database modification.
  • ABC Of WPFJul 15, 2017. Basically I am working on .Net/Sql. For the project requirements I went through the WPF. I visited so many online tutorials and videos to get the knowledge. In this article I am going to share my understanding with you.
  • How To Use Joins, and Group By Clause In Entity Framework With LINQ C#Jul 15, 2017. In this article will be going to learn How to use Joins, and Group By Clause in Entity Framework with Linq C#
  • Mirroring Database In SQL ServerJul 12, 2017. When there is any automatic failure we need another server that will monitor the principal server.
  • Connecting And Working With Azure SQL Database Using Visual Studio 2017Jul 12, 2017. This article shows how to connect and work with the Azure SQL Database. In this article, I am going to demonstrate how to connect and work with the Azure SQL Database using Visual Studio 2017.
  • Monitoring Our Database When Accessing From Outside Or Applications In SQL ServerJul 08, 2017. This article explains how to monitor our database when accessing from outside or any other applications in an easy way.
  • Installing SQL Server vNext On Linux - Part TwoJul 04, 2017. With the release of Microsoft SQL Server on Linux, it is a huge step towards gaining markets in Database Technologies giving competition to other RDBMS software. Microsoft SQL Server is not only on Windows but it is on Linux also and people who love Linux can check the flavor of SQL Server in the Linux environment.
  • Deploying An Azure SQL Database In Microsoft Azure PortalJul 03, 2017. This article shows how to create and configure the firewall and how to run sample sample queries in the SQL Database using Azure Portal.
  • Getting Started With Azure FilesJul 03, 2017. Cloud storage options such as Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage and Azure Storage, offer scalability, flexibility and excellent performance. On the other hand, sometimes it is difficult to access your files without programming, scripts or client tools.
  • How To Download SQL Records In Excel Format Using MVCJul 02, 2017. I will explain how to download records in Excel format from database.
  • Learn AWS With MS-SQL(DB) Using SQL ClientJul 01, 2017. You want to login to the AWS console here. If you have no login register new users in here. After registering amazon will provide one year free access.
  • Angular Demo Application With ASP.NET Core MVC (Rent A Car)Jun 26, 2017. This project is a simple rent a car project developed in ASP.NET Core MVC and Angular with backend as SQL Server 2008 R2.

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