SQL Server and SDS


Essential Reactive Extensions with .NET 4.5 and LINQ

The Rx library utilizes the power of LINQ to make difficult asynchronous problems simple.

Shorten Your Backlog: Integrating ASP.NET and SharePoint

Integrating your .NET line-of-business applications with SharePoint is easy to do and allows you to transfer a ton of work from your desk to your users' desks.

Using SQL Bulk Insert with the .NET Framework

SQL Bulk Insert has been tuned over the years to work well with the Microsoft .NET Framework. This tutorial shows you how to take advantage of its power.

Build a Windows Store App Using SQLite

No database for your Windows Store app? No problem -- SQLite to the rescue!

Data Clustering Using Entropy Minimization

Entropy Minimization is a new clustering algorithm that works with both categorical and numeric data, and scales well to extremely large data sets.

Mobile, Cloud are Focuses of Microsoft's 2013 Roadmap

Possible products include a Windows 8/RT interim release, and a SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse update.

Microsoft Cuts Cost of Using SQL in the Cloud

Latest cuts are seen as a response to reductions in Amazon cloud offerings.

ComponentOne Studio for Entity Framework: Intelligent Data Management

SEF provides an additional layer of data management to your forms to improve your application's data-access efficiency.

Building a Chat Web App With Signal R, Part 2

Eric Vogel covers how to create a real-time Web data entry form with ASP.NET MVC, KnockOutJS and SignalR.

.NET Developers Still Doing Well, Survey Says

Developers continue to show gains in salary and have better job security than most others, according to Visual Studio Magazine's second-annual salary survey.

10 More New T-SQL Functions

Part 1 of this article introduced four new T-SQL functions available in SQL Server 2012. Part 2 has the rest.

Data Platform Innovation, Without Disruption

What's next on the data frontier? Microsoft will take us into the world of in-memory transactional databases and big data. And if you know how to write code and queries against SQL Server, then you already have the necessary skills to play there.

4 New T-SQL Functions

The latest version of SQL Server expands its capabilities. Here are four new things developers can do with it.

Generating .NET POCO Classes for SQL Query Results

A free tool to reduce coding for developers who like to surface T-SQL database recordsets in a simple collection of customized POCO objects.

Dev Disasters -- Why They Happen, How to Overcome Them

Learn lessons about your own code through the errors committed by other developers.

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