Monthly Archives: May 2008

How to Read the Results of SELECT @@VERSION in SQL Server 2005 and 2008

Lately, I’ve seen several questions from people in the MSDN Forums who have been confused about how to interpret the results of running SELECT @@VERSION.  I always like to see the results of running this query, since I can tell … Continue reading

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More Coverage of NewsGator Online

Sarah Perez from ReadWriteWeb has a nice comparison of how two different RSS readers use filtering or recommendation technologies to try to remove some of the "noise" from RSS feeds. One of the products compared is the NewsGator Online Reader, … Continue reading

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NewsGator Using SenseArray For Story Recommendations

Today, NewsGator announced that we are using SenseArray for story recommendations in our Online Reader.  It is a pretty neat feature. Mashable has coverage here. CNet has a story here.

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SQL Server 2008 Integrated FullText Search (iFTS) Demo Scripts (Part 3)

I gave a presentation and demonstration of iFTS on SQL Server 2008 CTP6 to the Denver SQL Server User Group at the Microsoft Office in Denver last Thursday, May 15, 2008. Part Three  of the demo scripts (below) has some … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2008 Integrated FullText Search (iFTS) Demo Scripts (Part 2)

I gave a presentation and demonstration of iFTS on SQL Server 2008 CTP6 to the Denver SQL Server User Group at the Microsoft Office in Denver last Thursday, May 15, 2008. Part Two of the demo scripts (below) has the … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2008 Integrated FullText Search (iFTS) Demo Scripts (Part 1)

I gave a presentation and demonstration of iFTS on SQL Server 2008 CTP6 to the Denver SQL Server User Group at the Microsoft Office in Denver last Thursday, May 15, 2008. The cleanup and creation of the fulltext catalog and … Continue reading

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NewsGator Spoofs “The Office”

As part of a contest for the Enterprise 2.0 Conference, NewsGator filmed a  very short video that is both a spoof of the The Office along with a demo of NewsGator Social Sites. It’s pretty funny, especially if you know … Continue reading

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