Rodney Guzman

Rodney
Guzman

Rodney Guzman is CTO and vice president of Interknowlogy, a software engineering firm in San Diego. His areas of expertise are B2C and B2B applications. Web usage analysis, security solutions and XML data engines for legacy systems. He has published books about Commerce Server and the XML Update.

Articles
Application Security with ASP.NET
Investigate ASP.NET for delivering applications with integrated security.
Visual Studio .NET: Better, Faster, Cheaper, Cooler
After you try Visual Studio .NET, you'll never want to go back to the old way of developing applications.
Languages in .NET 1
Visual Basic .NET gives you all the ease of rapid application development that you've been accustomed to in VB 6.0.
Security Services Markup Language
Take a brief look at Security Services Markup Language (S2ML), a proposed standard for shaing security information across sites.
Wireless Markup Language
If you know HTML, you already know Wireless Markup Language (WML). WML is simple, and it follows the XML standard.
Simple Object Access Protocol
Forget about the DCOM vs. CORBA holy wars. With SOAP, you can use any programming language on any OS.
Get Smart on BizTalk
Download Microsoft's BizTalk Server 2000 Technology Preview (http://www.microsoft.com/biztalkserver) while you can and get smart on this technology.

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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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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
Mar 12, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 20: Avoiding Backup Fragmentation

On SQL Servers where Availability Groups (or Mirroring) isn’t in play, I typically recommend keeping a combination of on-box backups along with copying said backups off-box as well. Obviously, keeping databases AND backups on the SAME server is the metaphorical equivalent of putting all of your eggs in one basket – and therefore something you should avoid like the plague....More
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