Monthly Archives: May 2007

Troubleshooting Memory Issues in SQL Server 2005

Microsoft’s Bob Dorr, who is a senior escalation engineer in PSS, has a great post that has some troubleshooting steps for memory issues in SQL Server 2005. I have had some recent painful experience with issues similar to this, and … Continue reading

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Feed Demon 2.5 Is Out

Our hard-working Nick Bradbury has released Feed Demon 2.5, with lots of great new features. Technorati Tags: NewsGator, Feed Demon, RSS

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Windows Live Writer Beta2 Released

Microsoft has finally released Beta2 of Windows Live Writer. You can get it here.

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More about Microsoft’s Surface Computer

Microsoft’s Channel10 site has an 18 minute demo of Surface here. Endgadget has a gallery of screenshots here. Technorati Tag: microsoft surface computing

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Microsoft Announces Surface Computer

Steve Ballmer is going to unveil Microsoft Surface on May 30 at the D: All Things Digital conference. The Microsoft Surface site has three pretty neat videos showing how Surface can be used to do things like sort photos, trade … Continue reading

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Whitepaper about using Vardecimal Storage in SQL Server 2005 SP2

Microsoft’s Sunil Agarwal and Hermann Daeubler have a nice whitepaper up on MSDN explaining how the new vardecimal storage format works in SQL Server 2005 SP2. The gist of the article is that you may gain some space savings and … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Intel Conroe CPU

Over the long holiday weekend, I decided to build a new Vista system from parts. I picked up an OEM ASUS P5N-E SLI motherboard from MicroCenter, along with an Intel Core 2 Duo E6320. The 6320 was only $166.00, and … Continue reading

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