Getting back into blogging

Came across a website of this software guy, John Sonmez, who promised career-boosting returns if I was to blog regularly and consistently. Hmm? Let's see what »

We're using SSMS all wrong?

Are we using SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) all wrong? Do you ever have a case where an application developer comes up to you and say »

The only "cure"

We (my wife, Wendy; my son, Wil; and I) all had an interesting journey within the past month going through the process of getting our son »

Getting WCAT to run using IIS7

Use it for Load Testing and Checking for Errors before deploy Microsoft had WCAT (Web Capacity Analysis Tool) available to the public when IIS was in »

Updated ghost over Azure

Just had an UNeventful time updating ghost blog over my Windows Azure instance. Note: Kudu on Azure is just delicious. It was scary a bit because »

Living with PSC

My oldest son, Wil, has an interesting journey with his assorted health problems. It first came up when he was about 3 1/2 complaining of »

Paging in Oracle using Entity Framework

Using EntityFramework, LINQ and Paging with Oracle DBs Note: this blog was written years ago (left it in my SublimeText editor until I can find motivation »

Watching sports: An internal debate

Is watching sports and following your favorite teams or the league a good thing? Some folks always tells me that I'm supporting their million-dollar lifestyle by »

Hello?! Traffic lost!

Happy Earth Day! After seeing this article about ranking of cities with traffic congestion, it makes me wonder why isn't there an accompanying article about ways »

Email strategy to save time and anquish

I have had times where I'd eagerly sign up for newsletters and updates via email as I want to know everything they know. It came to »