There are some occasions when using Entity Framework can really hurt you: When you have tables with hundreds of columns or tables with large payloads. Here's how to get EF6 to do the right thing.
Microsoft's venerable relational database management system remains on top with a regular pattern of updates and enhancements to ensure its continued strength in the market.
Here's an article about managing transactions that you don't need to read because, with one exception, Entity Framework will do the right thing by default. But, in the .NET Framework 4 and later, you can do more (if you ever need to).
This time, it's an issue with new Git projects.
An explanation of the Visual Studio Online outage that occurred July 18 was simply Azure SQL Database slowness, but it was a bit more than that.
- By Michael Domingo
Database schema comparisons, security among incremental updates made to this July 2014 release of SSDT.
- By Michael Domingo
A critical auditing app was as down as the floor of the Grand Canyon. And each day it was down was a six-figure fine.
Also coming are reporting tools and other features.
The upgrade is made possible by using SQLitePCL.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella introduces Azure Intelligent Systems Service and Analytics Platform System.
It's a situation a coder should never have to face: perpetuating bad coding practices from years ago, or just fixing the darn thing!
Learn about SQLite database engine internals so you can simplify your code and improve the performance of your applications.
Memory support is expanded in the Standard edition, responding to feedback.
Fresh on the heels of SQL Server 2014 being released to manufacturing, the SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) team yesterday announced support for the new version, along with numerous other enhancements.
SQLite is a tremendously useful database for C++ developers. In this follow-up, Kenny Kerr shows various techniques for improving performance even further.
Windows Azure HDInsight was also released, based on Hadoop 2.2.
Windows Azure is Microsoft's stack of cloud computing resources that lets you build Web apps and services based on the Windows, Microsoft .NET Framework, Visual Studio and SQL Server tools with which you're already familiar. Here's a collection of tools and information that will get you writing apps for Windows Azure today.
- By Terrence Dorsey
Microsoft needs fixing. Here's a list of the first things the new CEO should consider taking on.
- By Andrew J. Brust
Incorporate the free database library with these easy, step-by-step directions.
Next year's developer show is slated for April 2-4.