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While converting some MySql databases to SQL Server I ran across this function. Confused by the lack of hints to its purpose in the name I did what any red-blooded IT person would do… look it up. It turns out that this function turns the string representation of an IP address into a long integer. What good that does I am still not sure, but here is the jist of the operation. (octet1 * 256^3) + (octet2 * 256^2) + (octet3 * 256) + octet4 Simple enough, right? Now for the real question. What the heck ...
Microsoft Previews Tool to Ease Migration from MySQL to SQL Server Microsoft has released a new preview version of a tool that enables users of the MySQL database to migrate to Microsoft's SQL Server. On Jan. 11, Microsoft released a Community Technology Preview (CTP) of the Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) for MySQL toolkit. This tool dramatically cuts the effort, cost and risk of migrating to SQL Server. A new addition to the SSMA family is the CTP version 1.0 for MySQL that provides ...
When we first started the new project there was no question that it would be ASP.NET. It's what I knew and I trusted it to get us there. I wasn't going to risk a startup by playing with Ruby on Rails or PHP when I knew very little about it. I also went directly to SQL Server for the same reasons. But during the first weeks of development we needed to run MySQL to power some software we thought for sure we were going to need to run. That threw a wrench in the plans. Did we really want to run two database ...
http://www.mysql.com/news-a... I'm not much of a MySql user but I certainly appreciate the popularity of the lightweight open source database. Will Sun acquiring it kill it? Will Sun acquiring it help? How? Technorati Tags: Sun,MySql ...
Microsoft announced a SharePoint Conference in March of 2008 and when you visit the site, the only link is to register for updates. On the page URL for the registration confirmation page is http://www.mssharepointconf... Not only are they using mySQL, but the page is built using PHP!!!! Don't let this detour you from going to the conference however, I am sure it will be a great event and I plan to attend. Technorati tags: SharePoint, Conference, Microsoft, PHP, mySQL ...