• Using SQL Server Data Services

    Published by on July 29th, 2008 1:42 pm under C#, Code, On-the-cloud services, SQL

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    In my previous post I’ve presented my first impressions of SQL Server Data Services. Now it’s time to start coding. In this post, I’ll show how to use the basic operations from SSDS. Getting started Remember that SSDS is a service provided by Microsoft. So, the first step is creating an account. You can register... read more
  • I’ve been researching one of Microsoft’s newest services: SQL Server Data Services (aka SSDS). In this post I will present my first impressions about this technology.   Motivation The motivation of this service is to provide a scalable data storage and query processor utility "on the cloud". Using this approach, the costs of infrastructure and... read more
  • Using parsers in C#

    Published by on July 22nd, 2008 6:48 am under Code, Formal methods

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    Most developers must agree that parsing a string in order to build the data structure that it represents is a very tedious task. As a matter of fact is horrible. There’s a lot of code, lots of border cases, lots of bugs; and the list continues. Personally, I’ve spent lots of programming hours dealing with... read more