Blog: March 2014

Microsoft SQL Server 2008: Checkpoints

Excerpt by Don Kiely

As you learn about Integration Services, you'll be able to tackle larger and more complex ETL projects, with dozens or even hundreds of tasks moving data among many data stores and performing multiple transformations on it along the way.

This course excerpt was originally posted March 27, 2014 from the online courseware SQL Server 2008: Integration Services by Don Kiely


Transaction Support in Integration Services

Excerpt by Don Kiely

A transaction is a core concept of relational database systems.

This course excerpt was originally posted March 25, 2014 from the online courseware SQL Server 2008: Integration Services by Don Kiely

SQL Server


Windows 8:Interacting with Tiles

Excerpt by Ken Getz

Windows 8 displays tiles on its start screen, making it easy for users to interact with your applications.

This course excerpt was originally posted March 10, 2014 from the online courseware Windows 8 Using XAML, Part 13: Tiles and Templates by Ken Getz


SQL 2012: Developer: NULLs and SqlBoolean

By Frank Tillinghast

When integrating T-SQL with the CLR, remember to declare variables, parameters, and return values of data types exposed through the System.Data.SqlTypes namespace.

This blog entry was originally posted March 06, 2014 by Frank Tillinghast

SQL ServerSQL Developer


SharePoint 2010: Developer: Sandbox Solution Overview

Excerpt by Doug Ware

SharePoint 2010 includes a secure isolated environment for user deployable Web solution packages-the user code sandbox.

This course excerpt was originally posted March 03, 2014 from the online courseware SharePoint 2010: Developer by Doug Ware

SharePointSharePoint Development