FAQs: Understanding Semi-Annual Channel; Getting Ready for Windows 10; User Privileges
Three times a week (Monday/Wednesday/Friday), John Savill tackles your most pressing IT questions. Read through the FAQ archives, or send him your questions via email. Today: How long is a Semi-Annual Channel supported for, and is there a canonical lis …
Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 10 Updated
Microsoft’s RSAT software is used to remotely access and manage Windows Server from Windows 10.
SQL SERVER – SQLCMD Error – Failed to Load Resource File SQLCMD.rll
As you might know, SQLCMD is a command line utility which can be used to connect to SQL Server and run scripts/queries. While trying to run SQLCMD, I ran into below SQLCMD error. Failed to load resource file SQLCMD.rll. The system cannot find the file …
Half a Million Square Feet of Amazon Data Center Space Under Construction in Virginia
Developer COPT hopes to build 2 million square feet more in the region, also for AWS
Ransomware Tops List of Healthcare Technology Hazards for 2018
Healthcare nonprofit ECRI Institute compiled a list of the top health technology hazards for 2018, with ransomware in the top spot.
Trump's Twitter Deactivation Begets Scrutiny on Security Policy
The fact that U.S. President Donald Trump’s Twitter account was deactivated by a rogue employee has raised questions about how much access and control Twitter Inc.’s workforce has over an individual user’s account.
Co-Working Giant WeWork Is Going After the Kindergartners Now
WeWork says its mission is to help people do what they love. Now the office-sharing giant is testing that ethos on a smaller clientele: kindergartners.
Fixing a Hole: Security in Windows 10
Rather than worry about outmoded operating systems, we should be strategizing for staying current in a post-Windows 10 environment.
Sponsor Spotlight: Accusoft at #ITDevConnections
The annual IT/Dev Connections Conference for 2017 recently wrapped up in San Francisco, California at the Hilton Union Square Hotel. We talked to all of our event sponsors about their products, services, and why they sponsor and attend a show like IT
New Pluralsight course: Understanding, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Log Shipping
Glenn’s latest Pluralsight course has been published – SQL Server: Understanding, Configuring, and Troubleshooting Log Shipping. It’s 90-minutes long, and from the course description: SQL Server log shipping is a very useful …
It’s the last week to save $2,997.50 on my Live Class Season Pass.
We launched our new class lineup last week, and response has been fantastic. Turns out you really liked the new Live Class Season Pass option. If you’re on the fence about whether or not to pick one up, now’s your chance: prices go up by $1 …
Name Value Pairs Table Handling
While Name Value Pairs Tables are anathema to Relational Database professionals, it is sometimes useful to consider such a structure in a production application. This article illustrates the use of User-defined Table Type to improve such handling.
PASS Summit 2017 Followup
Ah, back home in my comfy work chair, feet up surrounded by the warm glow of computer monitors with the football game on (and at the right time, not 3 hours too early!) It was quite a week, and I learned more stuff this year than normal, and have a few …
SQL SERVER- Msg 22004, Level 16 – xp_readerrorlog – Failed to Open Loopback Connection. Please See Event Log for More Information
Many DBAs use sp_readerrorlog or xp_readerrorlog to read ERRORLOG files in SQL Server. SQL SERVER – Where is ERRORLOG? Various Ways to Find ERRORLOG Location While I was working with a client they showed me below error while they were runnin …
What is WorkTable in SQL Server? – Interview Question of the Week #146
Question: What is WorkTable in SQL Server? Answer: If there is one question, I have been waiting to receive was this one. I had often thought that I will just make this one and post it out, but I have always kept the policy that I will only post q …