This article applies to DTS packages on SQL Server 2008 R2, but will probably work on most other versions. Yes I know, I know - DTS is deprecated. But bear with me. There is a lot of DTS still hanging around out there.
How to export DTS packages to binary file
The slow way
Open SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), open... More
This is a brief post describing how I set up IIS Express on Visual Studio 2010. Using the built in Visual Studio Development Server (a.k.a Cassini) is great in many cases but it has a few limitations, for me the most significant are • No SSL support • Can only run localhost – so nobody can browse to your dev... More
Like most technical people who scour the web for information, I've come across some really smart people who write their thoughts, offer help, write tutorials, and also somehow manage to hold down a day job AND manage to (presumably) have a life outside of work. One of the most impressive people has got to be Scott Guthrie. ... More
In the last few days we have seen a huge surge in people experiencing what has become known as the "Black Screen of Death" - a bit of a play on the infamous Blue Screen of Death (both are now being called the BSOD).
The problem affects Windows OS's from XP through to Windows 7. Apparently the condition has arises in rece... More