Tag Archive: Visual Studio

Feb 03 2015

Incoming Gadget – Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

I’ve been a fan of the Raspberry Pi since I was initially intrugued by the size of the board, its capabilities and also its price. Admittedly, I’ve mainly used my two Pis as media centre units but have also dabbled with other uses such as motion sensing when we’re not at home and simple file …

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Apr 21 2013

Why Debugging is Greyed Out for SSIS Packages

Here is a quick tip for those using SSIS packages with Microsoft SQL Server. If you use the data import wizard in SQL Server and save a copy of the SSIS package used to import data you might want to reuse that package to load more data in the same format. However, once you’ve loaded …

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May 27 2012

64-Bit Windows and ODBC Drivers

A slightly more technical article for today but something worth mentioning. At work, I am attempting to get a direct connection between MS SQL Server 2008 and an Oracle database. Some might say that such connectivity would bring about the end of the world or a hole might open in the ground and swallow me …

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Feb 16 2010

Windows 7 – No Worries Mate!

I thought I would post about Windows 7 given that in two weeks time, the Release Candidate version (which I happen to run on my desktop) will start shutting down every two hours until it expires on 01/06/2010. I backup my computer daily so for me to format and reinstall isn’t such a big deal …

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