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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From the Blogs
Feb 12, 2016
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Your Data’s Rate of Decay

Did you know that data has a half-life? That is the amount of time it takes for the information in your database to go bad. How? Because contact data is always changing....More
Feb 5, 2016
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The Solution to Large Quantities of Data

High-quality data is key to uncovering meaningful insights and new opportunities. Melissa Data has recently released a new tool, Data Profiler, to help companies that are dealing with large quantities of data and need a full spectrum of solutions that work....More
SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services
Jan 25, 2016
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Top Takeaways from Microsoft's Reporting Roadmap

The future for on-premises Microsoft business intelligence looks a whole lot brighter these days. Here are the top five takeaways from Microsoft's recent business intelligence announcements....More
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