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Mladen Prajdić  I'm from Slovenia and I'm currently working as a .Net (C#) and SQL Server developer.

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May 2008 Blog Posts

Serious Visual Studio 2008 install bug that can break your builds

On Monday I've finally installed the VS 2008 on my system. I put the installation DVD in, choose custom install, pressed run and went to lunch. After I returned, my computer was one VS 2008 richer. And this is where the fun started. We use command line MSBuild and when I fired up the Visual Studio 2008 Command Prompt I got this: Setting environment for using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 x86 tools. \Utilities\Bin\x86";C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ ATI Control Panel;C:\Program Files\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraEdit-32;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\8 0\Tools\BINN;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\Tools\Binn\;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Too ls\binn\;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\DTS\Binn\;C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Tools\Bin n\VSShell\Common7\IDE\;C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\;C:\Program Fi les\QuickTime\QTSystem\;C:\WINDOWS\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0;C:\Program Files\Microsoft...

posted @ Wednesday, May 28, 2008 9:57 PM | Feedback (7) | Filed Under [ .Net ]

SQL Server 2005: Immediate Deadlock notifications

Deadlocks... huh?? Deadlocks can be a pain to debug since they're so rare and unpredictable. The problem lies in repeating them in your dev environment. That's why it's crucial to have as much information about them from the production environment as possible. There are two ways to monitor deadlocks, about which I'll talk about in the future posts. Those are SQL Server tracing and Error log checking. Unfortunately both of them suffer from the same thing: you don't know immediately when a deadlock occurs. Getting this info as soon as possible is sometimes crucial in production environments. Sure you can always set...

posted @ Wednesday, May 21, 2008 11:47 AM | Feedback (8) | Filed Under [ SQL Server ]

Ease your SSMS experience: SSMS Tools PACK 1.0 is out!

After a long while I've finally managed to create a release version. I've also added some cool new features. It is completely free and has no expiration date like the prior beta versions. I've also changed the RSS feed to Feedburner to which you can subscribe to at: http://feeds.feedburner.com/SsmsToolsPack If you're subscribed to the old feed please change it.   In SSMS Tools Pack 1.0  you can find these features:   - Uppercase/Lowercase keywords:           Set all keywords to uppercase or lowercase letters. Custom keywords can be added. - Run one script on multiple databases:           Run selected or full window text on selected databases on the...

posted @ Thursday, May 08, 2008 10:35 AM | Feedback (16) | Filed Under [ SQL Server SSMS Tools Pack ]

SSMS Tools PACK is featured in May issue of SQL Server Magazine

  Just as the title says :) You can read the article here.   Thanx to Kevin Kline for publishing it!

posted @ Sunday, May 04, 2008 1:57 PM | Feedback (5) | Filed Under [ SQL Server Misc SSMS Tools Pack ]

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