Shilpa Shah is a Sr. Data Architect at Ovation Research Group where she is responsible for designing, building, and maintaining project databases in SQL Server and developing applications using SQL Server and ASP.NET.
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe is a great tool to use to centrally manage file version control. It also helps to simplify common tasks such as code reviews, project management, source-code change auditing, and backups.
SQL Server Management Studio is a complex application that does a ton of wonderful things and, with SSMS 2014, there are still a couple of quirks or issues that I hope that Microsoft addresses or corrects someday....More
Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition is a great way to save thousands on licensing—and save yourself some serious headaches when deploying SQL Server AlwaysOn Availabiliity Groups....More
While I believe that NoSQL can have some places where it legitimately makes sense, I also believe that NoSQL is also the patently wrong choice for a number of different types of applications or use cases....More