OlyMars 1.5 Announced

Pascal Belaud, a .NET evangelist at Microsoft France, has started a beta plan for his popular OlyMars product. Version 1.5 will support .NET 2.0 and SQL Server 2005. So what exact...

Updated SQL Server 2005 Samples and Databases

A bit late, but nevertheless, I wanted to let you know that there’s an update you should all be aware of … the samples and sample databases! SqlServerSamples.msi — 19,092 KB Adventu...

SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1 available

If you are using SQL Server 2005, then you will want to download this service pack. There are 32 and 64-bit versions available on the page. Here is a list of bugs fixed and features added to SP1. Her...

Northwest Connected Systems

If your domain includes working with Microsoft connected systems (BizTalk, Windows Workflow Foundation, Windows Communication Foundation, SQL Server, Visual Studio, etc.) then you should be aware of ...

Where are my sample databases and projects?

I was asked this again last week, so it’s time to blog! When installing SQL Server 2005, you need to click the Advanced button to get to the screen below so that you can include the sample data...

Sample code from my SQL Week (Tel-Aviv) presentations

My apologies for being late on uploading these, but I had to spend an incredible weekend touring Jerusalem and Bethlahem. Then, I jumped on a flight to Dubai, and am currently in a hotel in downtown,...

Database concordance generator – CodeSmith Style!

Thanks to one of my favorite attendees, Oren Ellenbogen, who is a CodeSmith guru, for providing a CodeSmith solution to my SQL Server concordance generator that I demonstrated at SQL Week in Israel. ...