Monthly Archives: March 2012

SSRS: An Example of How to consume a web service without coding

We all have most likely consumed web services in .NET and java to use in an application. But recently it came to my attention that SQL Server Reporting Services can use an XML data source. Since I had never used … Continue reading

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Review of attending the “T-SQL:Bad Habits to Kick” talk at NESUG

On March 8, 2012 at The New England SQL Sever user group Aaron Bertrand shared some twenty “T-SQL:Bad Habits to Kick” . To find a large number of the topics covered go to http://www.sqlblog.com  and search for the topic. Aaron … Continue reading

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SQL Server News: Tons of tweets about the SQL Server 2012 Launch today!

This is a big day for the SQL Server team. Yesterday they released 2012 RTM to manufacturing. Today’s launch event  will have the keynotes by Ted Kummet and Quentin Clark . AlwaysOn and Hadoop on Azure is almost here. SQL … Continue reading

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SQL Server Support for XML: Studying for 70-451 exam

This past week I spent two days in XML training at my company. The training was taught by Accelebrate and covered the basics of XML Schema design, and XSL Transformations. After attending the course my focus was back on studying … Continue reading

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