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We went from Vienna to Dürnstein, after about an hour or more of bus ride. We did some sightseeing of this town with the fabled blue church over the hill and 16th century residences. It was typically a town for tourists with lots of shops, restaurants, wine shops etc. on both sides of ...
Microsoft Stream is meant as a replacement for Office 365 Video service. Microsoft Stream is video service for business users.Microsoft is always aiming at corporate users and this service allows for uploading, sharing, managing and viewing corporate video for company-wide education an...
AngularJS directives are extensions of HTML markups. They are one of several components of AngularJS. Directives can be attributes, element names, CSS class etc. AngularJS script reference is important and the script can be found here:https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/angularjs/1.2...
We could visit quite a few places. It was a very warm day and one can get quite tired.Rococo style Schönbrunn Palace (UN Heritage Site) and its environs The palace museum is huge and it reflected the opulence of the times. Room after room filled with art objects; huge mirrors; chandeli...
We visited the picturesque town of Szentendre on the bank of Danube in Hungary not too far from Budapest. It is easy to reach there by bus. It is truly picturesque as you see in the pictures and if you are into painting you may like to visit. It has a beautiful church and there are res...
It was more like a free time in Budapest.We visited the World Heritage listed Gellert-Hegy (Hills) from where one can see the bend in the Danube river. The panoramic view is great. It was somewhat a hot day in June but it was quite breezy. We went up part of the way in a taxi (about 5 ...
Into the 3rd day of our European visit we toured Budapest by bus. We had a local guide who spoke reasonable English. Our tour director spoke English, German and Czech.Touring a city by bus (Inside the bus) has advantages as you cover many places. The downside is you miss 'your feet on ...
We left Arcotel Castellani early after breakfast around 8:00 AM in our bus. It takes just 30 or 40 minutes to reach Berchtesgaden in Bavaria, a mere 16.6 miles from Salzburg. This area is famous for its salt deposits and provided a rich commodity and a source of revenue for the people ...
This is day 12 of our European tour and it was as exciting as it was tiring. We stayed at the Arcotel Castellani, Salzburg . It was quite comfortable and the breakfast was OK.The Mirabel garden soon after the lifting of  rain was most beautiful, perhaps at its best. The city is di...
Český Krumlov is on the World Heritage list 1992. It is very beautiful with the castle, the monastery, and the gardens. A place you must visit if you are anywhere near Prague or Salzburg. Its early owners were Germans later acquired by Czechs.You must see to believe how beautiful it is...
Course summary:Databases - organized repositories of information have become indispensable. Knowledge of databases is a must for professionals and in fact even more relevant since the emergence of Big Data in today's world.In this introductory course you will learn all about relat...
There is a nice shopping center in Andel and many good eating places. Andel is well connected with many of the other places by Prague Metro which is clean and well run.Mustek is part of Prague which has many churches, places of interest and other attractions. It has a lot of open air r...
Prague is a historic place with lots of church spires and Baroque architecture; a city cut in two by the Vltava river. Charles Bridge connects the two halves, the old town and the new. It is a truly beautiful city with ancient churches and history dating back to the Roman Empire. We ha...
You create a video and you want it the way Picasso or Monet would have visualized it. Can it be done? The answers appears to be answered by Facebook's Caffe2Go. It was easy with stills as many programs do it, but with a video it is another thing.Caffe2Go is supposed to be third iterati...
A full-text catalog is a logical container where a group of full-text indexes are stored. A full-text catalog is needed before you can create a full-text index. Full-text catalog is a virtual object and does not belong to the file group.In order to text search a full-text index will be...
This is the classic example of getting out of one problem and getting into another.I had the virus problem (probably the ransomeware except that I did not click on any link and the threatening page did not go away after a reboot, etc.) on my Toshiba tablet with Windows 10 and decided t...
"Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft's globally distributed, multi-model database. With the click of a button, Azure Cosmos DB enables you to elastically and independently scale throughput and storage across any number of Azure's geographic regions. It offers throughput, latency, availability...
Updated information: SQL Server 2016 SP1 will be used This hands-on course will provide you with the ability to create cutting edge reports using Microsoft's latest reporting services product, SQL Server 2012. The course is offered by the Pacific Center for Advanced Technology Training...
I apologize to the readers of my post,Can you save reports created in Power BI to a Report Server?  for having given the wrong impression. The reports you create cannot be saved to any report server but the stand-alone report server created using the same .msi file downloaded ...
If you use the Technical Preview version of Power BI Desktop. You can save reports to your on- premises SQL Server.You can download this for both x32 and x64 versions. With this you can,    Connect “live” to Analysis Services models – both Tabular and Multidimensional (...
This is feature is applicable only for Native Mode.In order to specify a single file share account ( a new feature of SQL Server 2016) you must get to the Subscription Settings page of the SQL server 2016 Reporting Services Configuration Manager shown here.The file share account th...
This post is about displaying a Mobile Report created by the SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher after publishing the report to a SQL Server Reporting Services which is actually the Web Portal URL of the Reporting Services.The present Reporting Services configuration is pertinent to ...
SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher (SSMRP) is an authoring tool that can be used to quickly creating Reporting Services mobile reports that are optimized for mobile device with a variety of form factors. You can have an assortment of visualizations, from time, category, charts, tree...
Many CTP's have been released for SQL Server vNext and looking at the pace, the importance of this reflects the zeal of Microsoft's drive towards Open source and acceptance by a vastly larger audience.The latest CTP, CTP 1.4 is supported on the following Linux platforms:RHEL 7.3 http...
Quite a long time ago I reported in my post regarding the loss of DVD drive. I use the DVD very infrequently and it was on the back burner. Finally I decided to get to the bottom of it and succeeded. Here is the result.In the Device Manager I could see that the DVD device was not worki...
Your browser is open and, you have couple of other windows (notepad, Microsoft Edge, Excel, etc) open and all of a sudden the window display is frozen. You click here and there but no reaction. How do you get out of this?The only way I have found is by invoking the Task Manager. As soo...
 R language is open source with a huge number of developers. It has a great arsenal of great stuff already accomplished. It is a language that you should get exposed to yourself. You just install R Gui and you are ready.Shiny is an enterprise-grade web application framework t...
Download Report Builder 3 for SQL Server as described in my previous post .You will have downloaded the ReportBuilder.msi file published on 3/9/3017. Note that there are other Report Builder.msi related to other versions (for example ReportBuilder.msi for SQL Server 2014 etc).The ins...
A dual-band router is a router that has two bands. For example, the Arris router used by subscribers to Time Warner Oceanic service provider uses the service provider provided router that two has bands, 2.4 GHZ and 5 GHz. This router has functioned well from the time it was installe...
I read a very illuminating article on R-Bloggers which was originally published on R-Curtiss Miller's Personal Website.Ever since Microsoft SQL Server began supporting R in its 2016 version, I got interested in R language. It is extremely rich with wide applicability from Astronomy to ...
StackOverflow has published its Developer Survey 2017 here. It has the most interesting statistics. It should be important to those of you who choose to work as a developer. It covers the whole globe and the global developer view shows how many in these countries are part of the global...
Since my first post in 2013 things have moved up a little bit. According to this news item, the start up company Hyperloop One (not an affiliation of Elon Musk's business) has begun constructing a full-scale test track called the DevLoop in the Nevada desert. According to their one lin...
In a matter within the week, Visual Studio 2017 will be released (March 7). I cannot help but recollecting the journey, I had with Visual Studio.I started using Visual since the day 1 it appeared. Actually I was attracted by the Visual IDE even earlier with Visual Basic, Visual InterDe...
In my previous post I showed you how easy it is to bring the Wide World Importers (WWI) database into a named instance of SQL Server 2016 SP1 on your computer(desktop / laptop).In this post I describe how you may construct the database on the named instance using a BacPac file.If you...
Airtel and Nokia waded through 2,3,4G technologies together and now they are gearing up to bring 5G to India.5G is expected to make dramatic improvements to:Peak Data speedsImprovements to Network LatencyAgilityEnable new network capability such as network slicingNokia's First end-to-e...
In order to get this database first go here ( https://github.com/Microsoft/sql-server-samples ).There are three releases of which the first one Wide World Importers sample database v1.0 is the one you should get.Before you begin to do this task, verify that you have done a dependent ta...
Getting the SQL Server 2016 SP1: I wanted to construct the Wide World Imports database on SQL Server 2016 and found that SP1 is a requirement. Hence, I needed to first apply SP1 to the existing instance.Go to this link, select the language and click DownloadThe file name is ENU...
Presently the OS version  on my computer is as shown:Recently I reported that Google sites were unreachable using Microsoft Edge. Now I cannot even bring up Microsoft Edge. Double clicking or, trying to open using right-click on the shortcut does not open Microsoft Edge. Cortana a...
There have been a number of sample databases that debuted with various SQL Server versions starting from pubs, Northwind, Foodmart and AdventureWorksNorthwind employees have been in the limelight for years and it is time for them to retire. Some 9 employees managed the whole busine...
This cyber security will be coming soon in April 2017 offering protection from threats in addition to more sophisticated search capabilities. If you are using Azure DocumentDB then you are compliant with the latest security measures.Securing Azure SQL Database takes just a few minut...