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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May 18, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 24: Synchronizing SSIS Packages

In my previous post I covered options for adding “If-checks” into SSIS Packages – or SQL Server Maintenance Plans (which are, effectively, specialized SSIS packages). Once you’ve tackled that process, you’ll need to tackle something else when it comes to managing SSIS packages in conjunction with AlwaysOn Availability Groups. Or, more specifically, you’ll actually need to tackle two tasks....More
May 13, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 23: Maintenance Plan Backups and SSIS Packages

In my last post, we took a look at some of the details involved in actually implementing backups against databases being hosted in AlwaysOn Availability Groups. In addition to providing a high-level overview of how sys.fn_hadr_backup_is_preferred_replica() works, I also mentioned that integrating it into backups managed by SQL Server Maintenance Plans isn’t as easy as what you’ll run into with other types of backups....More
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
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