Ravi S.Maniam's Blog

A blog by a relational guy with analytical aptitude….

Quick Tip: Installing SharePoint Farm with SQL Server 2012

Today, I was trying to install SharePoint Farm on my computer with SQL Server 2012. Everything ran...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 03/05/2012

Know more about Windows Phone 7. It’s Cool !

Watch Steve Ballmer talk about the new Windows Phone 7 -and- Joe Belfiore demonstrating the *Super...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 10/15/2010

Quickly energize your slow running SQL query

Hello Friends, I am back with a new post after so many days. In the meantime I received a few emails...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 08/06/2010

Did you Experience the NEW SQL Server 2008 R2 [Kilimanjaro]

Kilimanjaro is now SQL Server 2008 R2. This is the next version of SQL Server 2008 that will give...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 10/04/2009

Performance Boost for SQL Queries – Filtered Index in SQL Server 2008

SQL Server 2008 introduces an enhancement to the way the indexes are created which helps to get...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 07/03/2009

How to get the current time of any TimeZone in SQL Server 2008

We create ASP.Net applications which is hosted at a Central Location say Seattle (USA) but the...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 06/16/2009

Love @ First sight, The Visual Studio Team Test 2010

Recently, I attended the Tech-Ed 2009 at Hyderabad (India). In the Application Lifecycle Management...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 05/18/2009

Microsoft Tech-Ed @ Hyderabad [INDIA] - May 2009

I attended the Microsoft Tech-Ed event @ Hyderabad (India) on 13,14,15th of May 2009 i.e. the last...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 05/18/2009

Easy Table Partitions with SQL Server 2008

I am glad to see people realizing the value of SQL Server 2008 platform and they are happily...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 01/17/2009

How to deploy SQL Server 2008 Express as a prerequisite with ClickOnce

People often ask me how to deploy SQL Server 2008 Express with applications as a prerequisite with...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 12/22/2008

SQL Server 2008 - Resource Governor - Part II

Hi Friends, I was a bit caught up during these days so I could not update my blogs since a long...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 11/16/2008

SQL Server 2008 - Resource Governor - Part I

Hi Friends, I am back with one more blog post on an interesting feature in SQL Server 2008. Today I...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 07/22/2008

SQL Server 2008 - Auditing

Hi Friends, I am back again with one more blog post on SQL Server 2008 Auditing. As we all know that...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 07/20/2008

Policy-Based Management : SQL Server 2008

NOTE: Declarative Management Framework has been renamed to Policy-Based Management so I just changed...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 07/09/2008

SQL Server 2008 - Change Data Capture - Part II

Hi ! It's been a long time since I last updated my blog. To continue with the Change Data Capture...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 07/07/2008

SQL Server 2008 - Change Data Capture - Part I

Hello everyone .. It's been a long time since I haven't blogged. So today being a weekend again I...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 03/29/2008

White Papers : SQL Server 2008

Discover SQL Server 2008 through a variety of solution and technology-focused white papers.  ...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 03/28/2008

FileStream Data Type : SQL Server 2008

I am loving the enthusiasm that people have for SQL Server 2008. Everyday I come across many...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 10/21/2007

Table-valued Parameters - SQL Server 2008

Hi... here is one more article on SQL Server 2008 Enhancements. In past we should have found it a...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 09/23/2007

Scale up with SQL Server 2005 / SQL Server 2008 - NUMA

This article is related to the NUMA (Non Uniform Memory Access) feature available with SQL Server....

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 09/16/2007

SQL Server 2008 - Enhancements in Date and Time Data Types

I am finding SQL Server 2008 very exciting. Every day it's a new learning for me and my eyes glitter...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 08/28/2007

SQL Server 2008 - HierarchyID - Part II

Hi ! are you interested to know more about the HierarchyID then grab a bag of chips for yourself and...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 08/28/2007

SQL Server 2008 - HierarchyID - Part I

I am excited by the cool new features that SQL Server 2008 is binging up ! SQL Server 2008 is...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 08/17/2007

Data Compression with SQL Server 2005 SP2 and SQL Server 2008

One of the very useful feature introduced in SQL Server 2005 SP2 and SQL Server 2008 is vardecimal...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 08/12/2007

SQL Server 2008 - Katmai

Excited about SQL Server 2008 ! so I am. "Your Data, Any Place, Any Time" It is highly...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 07/28/2007

Dynamically add images to SQL Server 2005 Reports – ASP.Net Web Project

It is very exciting to know that people are widely using SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services. I am...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 07/28/2007

Business Intelligence Virtual Labs

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/traincert/virtuallab/bi.mspx The following labs are available on...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 06/04/2007

Dynamic Data Binding - SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services

In reference to my earlier post regarding - How to dynamically add the images to the SQL Server 2005...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 05/20/2007

How to use SQL Server Reporting Services with Visual C++

We can render the SQL Server 2000 Reporting/ 2005 Services (SSRS 2000) Reports in Excel/ PDF or any...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 05/19/2007

How to dynamically display the Images in SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Reports

Customers like to have have personalization in the aplications they use. In ASP.Net we have master...

Author: Ravi Subramaniam Date: 04/23/2007