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Looking forward to stackoverflow

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Not an actual stack overflow, but the new site,, run by Jeff Atwood and Joel Spolsky.  Their aim is to provide some sort of programming Q&a...

Handy tip for debugging a Windows Service

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Debugging a Windows Service is always a pain. You can’t run a service like a regular application, you have to run it from Windows Service Control Manager (SC...

Know your SQL Server version

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There are times where you need to know what version of SQL Server is installed.  Usually you want to know which version and which service pack has been appli...