This is the second article in a series of articles about SQL Server transaction log file architecture. In this article, we will have a look at two SQL Server statements that allow examining transaction log details. If you would like to get an introductory information about how SQL Server transaction log works, read Dive Into SQL Server Transaction Log — Part 1 Read More
To work with arrays efficiently, we can use several built-in methods. Among them, the iteration methods deserve special attention. Their distinguishing feature is operating every array item one by one. Developers used default iteration methods but constantly needed more functionality. Thus, for now, enough approaches are present to choose from.
Chances are you already know that every SQL Server database contains one or more transaction log files, in addition to data files, that records all the transactions and database modifications made by each transaction. The transaction log is an essential part of any database, and the database administrator must keep it under observation. One of the most important tasks for the database administrator is to truncate the transaction log file to keep it from overflow. Why? Because the transaction log plays the most important role when it comes to the database recovery. Read More
You may have been asked a question on a job interview: “What needs to be done to make your class work with the foreach loop?” Well, the answer is “To implement IEnumerable”. The answer is correct but not complete. Read More
Active Directory traditionally used to manage elements of a domain-based network. But companies increasingly implement various cloud services that require its own user accounts. A tool for creating and managing user accounts, that are used by different Microsoft cloud services, which a company acquires, is Azure Active Directory. Read More
The .NET Framework provides a set of powerful string functions. These building blocks can be used to write more complex algorithms for handling string data. To write good string handling functions, it is important to understand the characteristics of string objects in C#. Read More
What is an extension method? The extension method provides the ability to extend the functionality of an existing class by adding a static method into this class, without creating a new derived class, recompiling, or otherwise modifying the original class. The following example demonstrates the extension method in use. Read More