Bob Beauchemin

Bob
Beauchemin

Bob Beauchemin is a developer of DevelopMentor's database, MTS/COM+ and XML curriculum. He's worked with SQL Server as an administrator, designer, and developer.

Articles
Using Data-Tier Applications to Move and Manage SQL Azure Databases
Because a data-tier application (DAC) is instance-independent and version-independent, you can create a package—an .msi file equivalent—to move database schema (and soon data) to and from SQL Server and SQL Azure databases.
Microsoft's XML Technology Preview
Microsoft's XML technology preview's functionality consists of an Internet Service API (ISAPI) application, sqlxml.dll, that accepts SQL Server input in special XML formats.
The XML Files 2
Which XML features are in SQL Server 2000 and not in Microsoft's XML technology preview--and vice versa? This article guides you through the versions' different XML implementations.

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Nov 18, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 15: Setting Up Linked Servers

Learn about setting up Linked Server definitions to let two (or more) servers in an AlwaysOn Availability Group talk to each other and check up on job statuses of jobs running on each other....More
SQL Server Availability Groups screenshot
Nov 11, 2014
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 14: Establishing Synchronization Checks

When compared to AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instances or clustered deployments of SQL Server, one of the main problems with AlwaysOn AGs is that a single database is made to straddle multiple hosts....More
Stretch SQL Server into Azure
Nov 5, 2014
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SQL PASS Summit 2014 Day One Keynote

Highlights from the PASS Summit 2014 day one keynote....More
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