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Cross Database Query in Azure SQL Database Performance

I have installed Sql Server 2012 on my virtual machine. I am looking to migrate SQL Server database to Azure database. I have three database. In that …

Databases

My Amazon EC2 instance has failed the system reachability status check

• For an instance using an Amazon EBS-backed AMI, stop and restart the instance. If the instance seems to be stuck in the stopping state, see …

Amazon Web Services

Lessons Learned — A Year Of Going “Fully Serverless” In Production

At Torii, we decided to go the <b>no-ops</b> path as much as possible meaning we’ll focus all our efforts on our product and not on <b>operations</b>. While we enjoy …

DevOps

Java Enterprise 101

There are a lot of ways to create software. In fact, there are even a lot of ways to create <i>good</i> software. When it comes to application server …

Software Development

15 Killer Project Management Best Practices to Make You a Better Manager

If you’re a project manager, developing and adopting project management best practices is likely one of your top priorities. This article will share …

Project Management

Hackers Found Using A New Code Injection Technique to Evade Detection

While performing in-depth analysis of various malware samples, security researchers at Cyberbit found a new code injection technique, dubbed Early …

Cybersecurity

Best project management software of 2018

Experienced business owners and novices alike appreciate that taking on and managing work-based projects can be a time-consuming drain on resources. …

Project Management

How To: Attack Web Applications with Burp Suite & SQL Injection

Web applications are becoming more and more popular, replacing traditional desktop programs at an accelerated rate. With all these new apps out on …

Information Security

5 Best Practices for the Perfect AWS Deployment

While deploying an application, there are some standard practices andThe post 5 Best Practices for the Perfect AWS Deployment appeared first on …

Cloud Computing

RESTful Security: Plug the Leaks!

TL;DR: Don't leak information through HTTP error codes.<p>Here is a possible vulnerability that is probably not very serious but easy to overlook. …

Software Development

StarCraft Is Still The Most Relevant RTS Game 20 Years Later

The real-time strategy genre has been a long-standing staple of PC games, continually challenging its players to flex their skills through the years. Whether it’s executing an optimal build order, maintaining an efficient flow of resources, micromanaging armies, or countering enemy strategies, …

Starcraft

IDG Contributor Network: 3 mistakes we made moving to a microservices architecture

My company, CircleCI, is a big believer in the blameless postmortem—the idea that when you discuss a project and take emotion out of the picture, you …

Microservices

6 Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them -- Without Paying Them More

Valued employees are valuable employees. Show your people some love, and they'll respond with loyalty and higher productivity.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to retaining your best employees, more money isn't always the answer.<p>No one objects to a large …

Employee Engagement

4 Go Language Criticisms

Go is quickly becoming one of the most popular languages: It currently ranks 19 in the TIOBE programming community index, and powers popular software …

Programming

Ask Tim - Why Don't You Use Entity Framework in C#?

The Case for Speed, Simplicity and Ease of Maintenance<p>Microsoft’s data access method of choice is Entity Framework. I disagree with that choice. …

Software Development

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

Blog: Building a fully-managed game analytics pipeline

Veteran data scientist Ben Weber explains how to create a simple, serverless, and scalable data pipeline for game analytics. ...

Ubiquitous Computing

How to Write a Business Plan in 1 Day

Stop everything you're doing, sit down, and answer these questions. You won't regret it.<p>It feels like business plans are so outdated these days. Business moguls like Elon Musk have even admitted that he's not a big fan of the multi-page document and prefers to be in charge of the vision instead of …

Small Business

How to Create a Gantt Chart in Google Sheets

A popular tool for project management, Gantt charts provide a chronological, easy-to-read breakdown of completed, current and upcoming tasks as well …

Analytics

What Is A Cash Flow Statement?

The statement of cash flows or the cash flow statement, as it's commonly referred to, is a financial statement that summarizes the amount of cash and …

Investing

Scalable and Performant ASP.NET Core Web APIs: Asynchronous Code

This is another post in a series of posts on creating performant and scalable web APIs using ASP.NET Core. In this post, we’ll focus on making our …

JavaScript

Understanding the ASP.NET Core middleware pipeline

Middlewhat?The ASP.NET Core architecture features a system of <b>middleware</b>, which are pieces of code that handle requests and responses. Middleware are …

JavaScript

Knowledge organiser Unit 2F Intorduction to Algebra

I wrote this having been inspired by a twilight INSET at my school promoting the benefits of low stakes quizzes and knowledge organisers. This is how …

Algebra

These simple steps will ensure you never lose an Apple device ever again

There are few worse feelings than realizing you left your expensive gadget somewhere and have no idea where to look for it. It’s all happened to us …

Personal Information

Backdoor to Elevate SQL Server Security Privileges

In this tip we look at how SQL Server security privileges can be elevated by using some backdoor security settings.

Databases

READ COMMITTED SNAPSHOT ISOLATION and High version_ghost_record_count

I’ve now experienced three occasions in which I’ve been asked to help to fix a rather mysterious problem with a production Microsoft SQL Server …

Databases

SQL Server Graph Databases – Part 2: Querying Data in a Graph Database

The series so far:• SQL Server Graph Databases – Part 1: Introduction<br>• SQL Server Graph Databases – Part 2: Querying Data in a Graph Database<br>Microsoft …

Databases

What happened to the dual-clutch transmission?

Did this automatic manual gearbox miss the mark or change the industry?<p>The dual-clutch transmission (DCT) sounds like a nightmare to the uninitiated but in fact, it has no clutch pedal at all and both clutches are operated by a computer. All you do is put it in Drive or work the shift paddles and …

Class Action

Migrating a Mainframe to AWS in 5 Steps | Amazon Web Services

<i>By Craig Marble, Vice President, Legacy Modernization Services at Astadia</i><p>If you have a Mainframe, you have invested in building a reliable platform …

Cloud Computing

Seven days of Go

The following is a brain dump of everything I've learned so far using Go, writing the mvp of an app, in 7 days.<p>My only previous experience with Go …

Programming