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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Aug 27, 2015
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A Replacement for Maintenance Plan Backups

This blog post is a bit of a ‘repeat’ – since I already covered much of the rationale behind this post in Part 23 of my multi-part series on AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Agent Jobs. But, I also figured that this is enough of an important topic to merit its own blog post....More
Aug 19, 2015
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Looking forward to Containers

Virtualization has long been a staple when it comes to computing. In essence, virtualization is really just the use of abstraction to make things either easier to manage or more fault-tolerant. Disks, for example, have long been virtualized in the sense that a single, physical, can easily be divided up into multiple logical (or virtual) volumes (or drives) just as easily as a number of discreet physical disks can also be virtualized into a single drive (via RAID) – which can further be partitioned into volumes, LUNs, and so....More
Jul 28, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 29: Practical Implementation Tips

My initial goal in writing this series of posts was to outline some of the concerns surrounding Availability Groups (AGs) and SQL Server Agent Jobs – and call out how there is virtually no guidance from Microsoft on this front and then detail some of the pitfalls and options available for tackling this problem domain. I initially expected this series of posts to have between 25 and 30 posts – according to some of the early outlines I created ‘way back when’....More
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