Learn how to define policies and use them to better manage your SQL Server 2008 instances.
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This article was written mainly for developers who use Firebird Embedded SQL Server in .Net framework applications and want to speed up or optimize DB queries. We will describe how to create your own native Firebird extension and show some approaches how to use it in managed code applications.
Explore a CRecordSet-like interface to a SQLite database table.
By Dee Quang - Ever get confused by or dislike using the SQL Server Integration Services deployment wizard? Learn how to manually deploy the packages to SQL Server 2005 and configure the packages in a multitude of ways as well.
Why get bogged down in the quicksand of the Oracle Call Interface (OCI) when you can get the same service with less code and fewer headaches with Vincent Rogier's OCILIB?
A MySQL Storage engine requires functions that MySQL provides. Therefore, you normally need to link it into mysqld-core under Windows because mysqld.exe doesn't export all required functions (because it's an .exe, not a .dll). So, you're unable to import the required functions in our Plugin. Learn a possible way to circumvent this limitation by using the .map files that are provided with MySQL.
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The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.
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Arun Karthick introduces you to the state machine model and shows you how to create a simple working state machine sample using the .NET framework in the C# language.