Angel Saenz-Badillos

random ramblings on ADO.NET LINQ Extensions and JDBC

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Author: angelsb Date: 01/29/2007

JDBC V1.1 Distributed Transactions with Read Committed and Snapshot isolation.

One of the biggest changes you may not have noticed in the v1.1 2005 JDBC driver is that we have...

Author: angelsb Date: 08/29/2006

JDBC Snapshot isolation level

I have gotten some questions about using Sql Server 2005 with the 2005 JDBC driver. There are...

Author: angelsb Date: 08/24/2006

JDBC 2005 v1.1 is now available.

The v1.1 2005 JDBC driver is now available for download here:...

Author: angelsb Date: 08/22/2006

JDBC June 2006 Community Tech Preview available.

Announcing the June 2006 Community Tech Preview of the JDBC 2005 driver:...

Author: angelsb Date: 06/26/2006

JDBC v1.1 CTP and the Product Feedback Center

When you get down to it Customer feedback is what makes a project like this interesting and...

Author: angelsb Date: 04/20/2006

JDBC v1.1 CTP Using Type 2 Integrated Security

To use the Type 2 Integrated Security feature with the v1.1 CTP (if you don't have this already make...

Author: angelsb Date: 04/14/2006

JDBC V1.1 CTP Available

I am proud to say that the first community preview release of the SQL Server 2005 JDBC v1.1 driver...

Author: angelsb Date: 04/14/2006

JDBC 2005 beta 2 getting started with SQLEXPRESS

Sql Express is going to be a good match for the Sql Server 2005 JDBC provider, it is free, it is...

Author: angelsb Date: 10/20/2005

JDBC Beta 2 connection string properties

As you have probably seen by now we have shipped beta 2 of the Sql Server 2005 JDBC driver....

Author: angelsb Date: 09/30/2005

JDBC getting started with the 2005 JDBC driver for Sql Server 2000 and Sql server 2005

If you had told me a year ago that I would be working on a JDBC driver I would have honestly thought...

Author: angelsb Date: 08/02/2005

JDBC the new member of the DataWorks family, Sql Server 2005 JDBC Driver (beta 1)

One of the hardest things for me this last few months was to go into “radio silence” over the...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/01/2005

Say hello to the DataWorks blog

It is a fair assumption that you have not heard about DataWorks, that is ok most folks arround...

Author: angelsb Date: 03/21/2005

ADO.NET 2.0 and System.Transactions, downlevel functions and nested scopes

As with most of my blog posts this started as a customer question, the core of the problem was that...

Author: angelsb Date: 02/12/2005

Ado.net 2.0 Mars Session Pooling. (aka stuff you don't need to know.)

Mars session pooling, Well, it has been a long time since my last blog and I am finding it very hard...

Author: angelsb Date: 01/13/2005

ado.net creating a single connection versus relying on connection pooling, my two cents.

Creating a connection object at the start of the process and passing it versus relying on connection...

Author: angelsb Date: 10/08/2004

ADO.NET 2.0 The connection pool and distributed transactions

I am a big fan of pop quiz style blogs like the ones you can find here: http://blogs.msdn.com/brada/...

Author: angelsb Date: 10/07/2004

ADO.NET new for 2.0, Clearing the pool on Server recycle

This blog talks about behavior in the SqlClient and the Oracle managed provider exclusively. One of...

Author: angelsb Date: 10/05/2004

Design time Side by Side poll (installing different versions of visual studio)

I became involved in the Side by Side and compatibility work items after making the mistake of...

Author: angelsb Date: 09/24/2004

ADO.NET The misunderstood “Connection Lifetime” managed pooler connection string keyword.

I find that we have not done a good job of explaining the “knobs” used to tweak the managed...

Author: angelsb Date: 09/20/2004

Sql Server 2005 User Defined Types and the "File or assembly name not found" exception.

"File or assembly name ‘<udtname>’, Version=1.2.0.0, Culture=neutral,...

Author: angelsb Date: 09/09/2004

ADO.NET 2.0 Multiple Active Resut Sets per connection in Sql Server 2005 (MARS) FAQ

ADO.NET 2.0 Multiple Active Resut Sets per connection in Sql Server 2005 (MARS) FAQ Q: What is MARS?...

Author: angelsb Date: 09/07/2004

ADO.NET 2.0 Asynchronous Command Execution (ASYNC) FAQ

ADO.NET 2.0 Asynchronous Command Execution (ASYNC) FAQ (DISCLAIMER: Based on Whidbey beta1 and...

Author: angelsb Date: 09/02/2004

Rhythms Airlift

Yesterday I had the fortune of meeting Bob Beauchemin (http://staff.develop.com/bobb/weblog/) for...

Author: angelsb Date: 08/26/2004

Connection Pooling and the "Timeout expired" exception FAQ

System.InvalidOperationException: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to obtaining a...

Author: angelsb Date: 08/25/2004

Using Sql Server 2005 Snapshot isolation level with ado.net 2.0

Sql Server 2005 now supports non-blocking read operations with the Snapshot isolation level. What...

Author: angelsb Date: 08/24/2004

Programatically accessing ADO.NET 2.0 performance counters

I have found that many times using Perfmon with the new ADO.NET counters is not ideal, a much better...

Author: angelsb Date: 08/09/2004

ADO.NET 2.0 new SqlClient Provider Statistics

Presenting ODBC-style statistics for SqlClient. SqlClient statistics are strictly per connection,...

Author: angelsb Date: 08/04/2004

ADO.NET 2.0 new GetSchema method. Schema is finally a first class citizen of the managed providers.

ADO.NET 2.0 has finally added support for retrieving Schema information. In v1.1 your only option...

Author: angelsb Date: 08/03/2004

ADO.NET 2.0 new Performance Counters

Today I want to go over one of the least talked about new ADO.NET features, performance counters....

Author: angelsb Date: 08/02/2004

Setting the IsolationLevel using the System.Transactions TransactionScope.

Traditionally distributed transactions have always run in Serializable isolation level, the safest...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/27/2004

Format=UserDefined UDTs in Sql Server 2005

Today I am talking about Format=UserDefined User Defined Types (UDTs). Format=Native UDTs are...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/27/2004

Getting started with Sql Server 2005 User Defined Types (UDTs)

I have really tried to start with the simplest possible UDT I could come up with. As you can see,...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/26/2004

Whidbey ADO.NET 2.0 User Defined Types (UDTs) and Visual Studio

User Defined Types are a complicated feature, but it is hard to tell when you are using Visual...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/22/2004

Whidbey ADO.NET 2.0 User Defined Types (UDTs) with Sql Server 2005

You can now create your own objects in managed code and install them into Sql Server 2005 as data...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/20/2004

Whidbey ADO.NET 2.0. Thoughts on how some new features can be misused.

There are a number of new features in ADO.NET 2.0 that have the potential to be grossly misused...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/15/2004

ADO.NET Distributed transactions, loose ends.

There is still a lot of information related to using ADO.NET with System.Transactions Distributed...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/15/2004

Whidbey ADO.NET Promotable Transactions with System.Transactions & Yukon

There is a special partnership between System.Transactions and Sql Server 2005, and no, it is not...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/12/2004

Whidbey ado.net 2.0 Manually enlisting into System.Transaction distributed transaction.

I have gone over the TransactionScope in fair detail, it is now time to look at manual enlistment,...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/12/2004

More setup information, straight from the source

Florin Lazar was the person that first introduced me to System.Transactions, he has a great weblog...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/12/2004

Whidbey ADO.NET 2.0 System.Transactions Distributed Transactions. TransactionScope

Let’s take a look at how the new System.Transactions Distributed Transactions work with...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/07/2004

Whidbey ADO.NET System.Transactions Distributed Transactions

This is imo one of the best new features for ADO.NET imo and I was glad to get some feedback that...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/06/2004

Whidbey ADO.NET System.Transactions Distributed Transactions

The hardest thing about this feature is without a doubt the OS setup required. Most user problems...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/06/2004

Whidbey ADO.NET beta 1 has shipped. Favorite features

Well, we have shipped whidbey beta 1. This is a great release for the ado.net team, we have managed...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/02/2004

Welcome to this ADO.NET log, feel free to pull up a chair

Random ramblings, thats what it is all about. If you like ADO.NET just a little too much (and I am...

Author: angelsb Date: 07/02/2004