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Video content need not be a black-box containing the various stuff that go into video like, images, audio, etc. Video Virtualization takes your video file and converts it into another file where the individual pieces in the original video can be edited. Microsoft, Amazon and IBM are in...
Well there is a heavy-weight tool, SQL Server Management Studio that is installed as a separate application from SQL Server installation (used to be a part of the SQL Server installation). SQL Operations Studio is a lighter tool. It is free and you can carry out database development op...
After a delightful morning in Amalfi and lunch we started on our next visit for the day, a visit to Ravello. The bus takes less than 20 minutes to reach from Amalfi. Ravello is long associated with Moors (who ruled Sicily and Sardinia), and Moorish art and architecture. The towers and ...
Recalling a journey I took in November 2011Google area map of the places mentioned are shown in the first photo.On the slopes of the Western Ghats in India, perched on a tiny slice of Karnataka in the southern part of India there is a paradise called 'Coorg' (Anglicized version of 'Kod...
If you are an app developer and you want to bring in the capabilities of Power BI into your app then Power BI Embedded is for you. It is an offer to present the analytic\visualization power of PowerBI as Software as a service.Power BI Embedded simplifies this process to quickly cre...
Children are already enough distracted without Facebook making this fatal mistake.Keep children out of board rooms and guarding the bottom line.This is a terrible mistake!
September 20: It was a beautiful day in Maiori. We boarded a ferry at Maiori wharf to cruise along the Amalfi coast and visit Amalfi. <place holder for video 1>After disembarking from the boat at the Amalfi wharf Katia (tour director) marched us through the portals of the city. ...
TABLOCK is one of several table hints in SQL Server which includes the following:   FORCESCAN     FORCESEEK     HOLDLOCK      NOLOCK      NOWAIT     PAGLOCK      READCOMMI...
The Web application templates in VS 2017 Community has not changed much from those available in VS 2013 except that the Facebook web application has disappeared and a new Azure API App has been added. You can add folders and core references to:Web FormsMVCAPIThe various templates avail...
UWP is an app for the Windows 10 and Windows 10 runs on a number of hardware devices: PC, tablet, Xbox, HoloLens, Surface Hub etc. UWP with just one API set and one app package and one store can reach all screen sizes from the smallest to the largest. It can support different modes of ...
ODBC source is one of the many sources that you can connect to in Reporting Services using the Report Builder.Here are the steps. It is assumed you have SQL Server 2016 SP1 installed; Report Builder is alsoinstalled on the same machine. For these steps it is assumed that the SQL Server...
Excel provides excellent, easy-to-use MAP element that can be inserted into an Excel spreadsheet. It is easily accessed from the Insert menu item as shown. Of course your data must have geographical data.Let us get some data into a work sheet. Click create Data and use the option ...
Power BI does not support the Microsoft OLEDB Provider for ODBC Drivers also known as MSDASQL. Power BI uses the .NET Framework Data Provider of OLEDB (System.Data.OLEDB).This was found while connecting Power BI to Microsoft Excel using the connection string developed using a (Universa...
Somethings should not be reversed especially those that affects nature and environment.Fine the perpetrators such as the one shown here.What kind of sickness is this, killing helpless animals. Shame on you!Video source http://time.com/5028798/elephant-hunting-trophy-zimbabwe/
What we more importantly need is a CDO.CDO is Chief Data officer(DBA in disguise?) who can mesmerize your customers with the infinite possibilities of data analytics.Well, you also need a CAO, the Chief Analytics Officer.Here is a play on the anagrams from Gannet.
It is from Mozilla.org. It is free and has many cool features. It's Remix mode allows you easily modify existing Thimble projects to suit your requirements.Thimble is a one-stop program bundling code editor, web server, web browser and developer tools. It has an unbelievable number of ...
SQL Server 2016 SP1 on Windows 10 Professional on a Dell LaptopReport Manager (Web Portal URL) has reports embedded, folders etc. Report server; Report Manager and Report Builder 3 are all working.Trying to create a New Subscription or New History Snapshot produces error. Report user i...
This is the definition of Operational Database Management System(ODBMS) according to Gartner (5/10/2016):"The operational database management system (OPDBMS) market is concerned with relational and nonrelational DBMS (see Note 1) products suitable for a broad range of enterprise-level ...
XMLNotepad is a Microsoft tool, an XML editor. You can easily open an XML documents using this tool. It is very useful and very informative.You can get the latest version from the Codeplex site here:Go to this link.https://xmlnotepad.codeplex.com/Click on downloadable installer.This wi...
The computer I am using is a Dell Computer (a laptop, actually) with Intel Core I7 and it has a NVIDIA GeForce GTX card. Can I run Microsoft Mixed Reality on this laptop?I have 8GB installed RAM. It is a 64-bit OS with x64-based processor. The Intel i7-6700HQ CPU runs at 2.60 GHZ.The O...
In the previous post, the various workloads chosen for the download was described. After installing Visual Studio Community 2017 that takes about an hour, the following programs are accessible using Visual Studio:Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2017 Version 15.4.0VisualStudio.15.Rele...
Visual Studio has grown a lot and it is really humongous with several different kinds of Works loads.You can install to work with all kinds of work loads or you can pick and choose on the page "Installing -Visual Studio Community 2017 - 15.4.2.For example I have chosen to install the f...
First of all you need Android Studio and for Windows you can download Android Studio 3.0 here. Of course you need to accept the license terms. More importantly brush up your Java skills. https://developer.android.com/studio/index.htmlOnce you download the file you will be taken to the ...
This new one is at Ala Moana Shopping Center behind what used to be Shirokiya (old). If you are into Japanese food, you may want to try this.I know you are keen to find out how expensive it is. Here is pic to show that.Here is a video I took today. Recently paid a visit at lunch time. ...
Yes, definitely Mozilla gives more actionable messages.Here is a response from Microsoft Edge while trying to access a Reporting Services Web URL. The message leads to a dead-end.The same site on Mozilla Firefox provides more detailed information as shown:   
I have been having problem accessing the Web Service URL and Web Portal in Microsoft Edge as well as Mozilla Firefox-both the latest versions.Microsoft Edge accepts the authentication after three times  entering the same Username/Password with the third time going to the web addre...
September 19: Naples to Maiori via Vietri and CetaraThis is officially our first day of the trip. We arrived in Naples from CDG, Paris in a small plane. The Security check at CDG was slow and tortuous. The flight from Seattle to CDG was of course not so comfortable.Naples is a small ai...
We finally decided to visit Italy this year.  In this trip to Italy organized by Smithsonian Journeys and managed by Odysseys Travel company we will be visiting Rome, Florence and Venice including some of the less visited places. Although We regret not visiting Pisa and the Capri ...
The version of Windows on my computer was Windows 10 Professional Insider Preview. I am getting out although I wanted to see the new stuff with the Insiders version, but became impossible to work with the desktop. Everything hung up or was so slow to load, I felt excruciating pain...
The version of Windows on my computer is Windows 10 Professional Insider Preview. I have faced couple of problems. I opted for the preview recently and immediately I could not do many things that were routine. I could not install the Acrobat Reader DC, a very common place task.The...
I tried to launch Acrobat Reader DC which of course got installed (first time with Chrome) . However when I try to open Acrobat nothing happens. I uninstalled both Chrome and Acrobat Reader DC. The I tried to install just Acrobat Reader DC which was successful but  it did not open...
You stay connected and stay informed with Infotainment systemsWe are seeing enormous changes in the infotainment systems by the many vendors catering to the auto lovers. All most all auto vendors have some kind of infotainment system. Which is better?Probably the answer will change fro...
We saw in the previous post and here how to encrypt using the EncryptByPassPhrase() function.We will use the same encrypted text and decrypt it using the same PassPhrase used to create it.We use the reverse function DecryptByPassPhrase() which takes two arguments, the first is the Pass...
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You could keep your email addresses and passwords in SQL Server database table. You could get a free copy of your SQL Server from a Microsoft download site. While the email addresses can be kept un-encrypted, you may want to keep your passwords in an encrypted column of a table. If wan...
Remember the millenium bug fiasco. It happenned in Year 2000.This is what chronicled in Wikipedia:"The Year 2000 problem is also known as the Y2K problem, the Millennium bug, the Y2K bug, or Y2K. Problems resulted because people, including programmers, reduced the four-digit year to tw...
It looked beautiful and it had my choice of color too. You can get not only single tone but also two-tone exterior colors. Price does not look too bad. Actually autos are cheaper now than a couple of years ago.This one is from Toyota,"With its beautifully sculptured crossover design, r...
Windows versions, Windows Vista, Windows ME, Windows XP, etc. are soon to end.The reason being Windows OS will be offered as a Service - that is there is a new model for Windows- Windows as a Service.Details of this model are in the video at the end of the post. But, if you are impatie...
In your SSMS on your computer you can use the Generate Scripts drop-down menu to create scripts for database objects as shown here for Northwind database on SQL Server 2016 SP1.The above is for SQL Server on Windows Platform. However, mssql-scripts tool provide the same functionality a...
Adobe itself concedes that Adobe Flash need to go and will turn-off Adobe Flash by 2020. Adobe in the mean time will migrate users to other programs.Why did Adobe take that decision?Two things, flash plug-ins are insecure, the other, the emergence of HTML5. Why keep something that can ...