Rebuild MS SQL full text catalogs for commerce server 2007 search

If you are getting unexpected search results from you commerce server web application it could be caused by your SQL Server full text catalog indexs not been rebuilt. We experienced this issue while using the CS2007  agent APIs to created/modify virtual catalogs. The last step in the process triggers the rebuild of all the indexes using this SQL: … Continue reading Rebuild MS SQL full text catalogs for commerce server 2007 search

Visual Studio Data Comparison (MS SQL) of table with no primary key, unique key, or index

If you have stumbled across this post you are looking to compare two Microsoft SQL Server tables using Visual Studio 2005 or 2010. You have run into issues with the table you need to compare not appearing in the comparison wizard. If you have a read of this link http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa833428.aspx it explains tables and views must meet two… Continue reading Visual Studio Data Comparison (MS SQL) of table with no primary key, unique key, or index

Cloud Computing and Azure – Microsoft Cloud Summit Australia

Yesterday I attended Microsofts Cloud Summit. I found it be a great introduction with the most benefit comming from the real word uses. Nearly every presentor showcased one of Microsofts data centers. I believe their data center in Chicago contains 150,000 servers with only 4 onsight operator. This was explained to be one of the many reasons… Continue reading Cloud Computing and Azure – Microsoft Cloud Summit Australia

Four kinds of positioning in CSS: Relative, Absolute, Float, and Fixed

There are four kinds of positioning in CSS: Relative, Absolute, Float, and Fixed Relative is a misnomer and does not mean that it is positioned relative to something else. Position:Relative makes the outer div a candidate as a reference point for the Absolute positioning of the things inside of it. There needs to be a… Continue reading Four kinds of positioning in CSS: Relative, Absolute, Float, and Fixed