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.

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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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Apr 28, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 22: Executing Backups

Ultimately, there are a number of ways that DBAs can regularly create backups of their databases. Some of the more common options for managing backups include:...More
Mar 17, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 21: Assigning Backup Preferences

An option when creating new AlwaysOn Availability Groups is to specify Backup Preferences. It’s also something you can easily configure once the Availability Group has been set up as well – by simply right-clicking on the Availability Group and selecting Properties – then navigating into the Backup Preferences tab.  ...More
Mar 14, 2015
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For Data Quality, Intelligent Rules Add Value to the Golden Record 6

The quest for the Golden Record to achieve a single, accurate and complete version of a customer record is worth the pursuit to attain survivorship. Record matching and consolidation are only the beginning. Melissa Data takes a new approach. Learn how to apply intelligent rules based on reference data to make smarter and better decisions for data cleansing....More
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