Category Archives for "Microsoft"

Creating a Java keystore

When working with WebLogic server you will inevitably have to create some Java keystores along the way. The Java keytool or OpenSSL can accomplish most everything you would need to do but sometimes I like using something UI based to do some of the tasks. That is where a tool like KeyStore Explorer can come in quite handy.

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SQL Server Management

In my experience I have noticed that many different companies do not manage their database correctly, or even at all.  I have included a link to the Microsoft TechNet article describing strategies for managing your SQL database.  There are lots of helpful hints pertaining to log management, backup and restore procedures, rebuilding faulty system databases, importing and exporting data, and even copying databases from machine to machine.  This light reading will make you more aware of some possible issues and provide you with basic knowledge of recommended procedures to get the most out of your SQL Server.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee210540%28v=sql.105%29.aspx

Andrew Skovran
Support Engineer
ImageSource, Inc.

Microsoft Workflow Foundation Samples

I have included a link to the MSDN site that provides Windows Workflow Foundation Samples for many different scenarios.  This is a great tool to familiarize yourself with the workflow structure we use in our ILINX Capture product.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/ms741723%28v=vs.90%29.aspx

Andrew Skovran
Support Engineer
ImageSource, Inc.

Serendipitous Cerebration – Part (X = 5-2) of (X+2)

Once we got what we felt was all of the needed information from the client as to their expectations and requirements.  We formulated a solid battle plan, sharpened our keyboards, and forged ahead with a spirit steeled on the principle of “Rat’s Head, Ox’s Neck”.

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