Using PolyBase in SQL Server

May 27, 2022

1.1 Understanding PolyBase PolyBase enables a SQL Server instance to query data with T-SQL directly from SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata, MongoDB, Hadoop clusters, and Cosmos…

Azure Cloud Automation Overview

February 11, 2022

1.1 The Infrastructure-As-Code Practice In the Infrastructure-as-Code practice, you define the infrastructure (that needs to be deployed in support for your solution) declaratively in code…

Creating custom HTML helper functions in ASP.NET MVC

February 27, 2016

ASP.NET MVC provides several  HTML helper functions that generates HTML automatically. E.g. Html.TextBox, Html.CheckBox etc. We can also create our own custom helper functions as…

SharePoint Server 2016 RC is now available

February 27, 2016

Both SharePoint 2016 and Project Server 2016 Release Candidate are not available. SharePoint 2016 RC is mostly feature complete and it’s now safe enough to…

Exception handling in ASP.NET MVC applications

February 27, 2016

For exception handling we have been using try..catch..finally block since forever in various languages. In this blog we will see how to handle the unhandled…

New SharePoint CSOM version released for SharePoint Online

February 27, 2016

SharePoint supports two main development / deployment techniques for creating SharePoint projects: Server Object Model and Client-Side Object Model. If you plan on doing development…

Microsoft has acquired Xamarin

February 27, 2016

Xamarin has been known for offering a native cross-platform development solution. It allows writing code using .NET and then running the same code on iOS,…

Changes in SharePoint 2016

January 4, 2016

SharePoint 2016 is due later this year. It includes several changes based on the available preview version. Here are some of the prominent changes: (Note:…

SQL Server 2016 includes R Language

January 4, 2016

SQL Server 2016 should hit RTM sometime later this year. It includes several new features. You can read about some of the new features in…

Generating Class(es) from JSON in Visual Studio

January 4, 2016

JSON is a very popular lightweight data-interchange format. Visual Studio makes it very easy to generate class / classes out of JSON. Say, we have…