Tag: Visual Studio

Road Trip – Chicago or BUST #sqlsat31

Almost time to hit the road… and I’m heading to SQL Saturday 31 in Chicago.  Rumor has it that this weekend will provide an awesome experience.  From the presentations being provided to the karaoke after party – I’m expecting a great time. If you will be at SQL Saturday 31, please stop by and introduce…

Discover SSD… or PASSMN April Meeting (4/20/10)

Yesterday I mentioned the upcoming SQL Server 2008 R2 launch event, and today I’m going to bring up this months Minnesota SQL Server User Group (twitter) meeting.  This month’s meeting will be sponsored by Fusion-IO.  Besides the pizza and drinks, they’ll be discussing SSD and some of their products.  If you want to get an…

Free Brains… I Mean Beta Exams

Part of being in the technology industry requires a constant dedication to learning.  The world is a constantly changing place and the things you know today aren’t going to be cutting edge tomorrow.  Those that stay in place and don’t change with the times can sometimes appear to be zombies.  Just drooling along from one…

Say what?! DB Pro 2008 installation didn’t work?

I’m sitting around tonight trying to reverse engineer a database with Database Professional 2008 and I get this unexpected error.  (they’re all unexpected, aren’t they) ————————— Microsoft Visual Studio ————————— Could not load file or assembly ‘System.Data.SqlServerCe, Version=3.5.1.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=89845dcd8080cc91’ or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. ————————— OK   —————————…

Database Edition msdb Sample Database Projects

I’ve been working with Database Professional a little bit more these days.  One of the databases that I’ve been working on for a while provides a number of diagnostic features that utilizes some msdb stored procedures. Fortunately, going forward I can stop ignoring the systax errors that occurs because of those cross-database references.  The Visual…

Launch of Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals

<blantant cross post> Fellow team member, Lara, posted the upcoming launch of the Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals. </blantant cross post> This is definately something to check out.  While the tool isn’t perfect yet, it is long due and has been exceptionally useful in my last couple projects.  Oh, yeah… filtering by Different…