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This happened on our Samsung Model UN46F7500AF Smart TV purchased in 2013 but the Model began selling in 2012. Speaking to the Samsung support team in USA gives me the feeling that YouTube created a new platform and that the older TV (Prior to 2012) does not support the new YouTube pla...
It is exactly what it says. Single Page Applications (SPAs) are web applications with a single web page that uses AJAX for its dynamic interactions. As page refresh is on the client side the SPAs can have downside of performance degradation if they are not properly designed and SEO opt...
These are basically used for textual information related data types. There is a strong recommendation not to use ntext as it is not going to be supported.These are their definitions from Microsoft Documentation.ntext (National Text):Variable-length Unicode data with a maximum string le...
SQL Server Management Studio 17.1 does well in backing up a Northwind database to a SQL Server 2012 Express (x32bit) on Windows 10 OS.A backup of Northwind database was obtained from the Codeplex site and was saved to one of the folders on a Dell computer with Windows 10 OS. The comput...
Power Shell does not like white spaces. While it may like or .  I got stumped for while as I started getting this exception.The trick to do this changing directory is to use double quotes around words with white spaces as shown here.I have Power Shell 5.0 on my Windows 10 Pro OS.
Microsoft SQL Server is for accessing data and Microsoft Graph is to access the myriad of things that are not really part of the database. The thing that spring to the mind are thins like, emails; your devices; the teams you work with; calendars; files; messages, peoples etc..Also read...
Things are changing very fast, especially in the STEM area. Do not wait to get qualified. IT industry  requires a lot of people (of course, with right skills). Learning is both time intensive and expensive in many cases. There are, low cost but very effective training programs, th...
The July 5 version of Microsoft Power BI Desktop can be downloaded from here:https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=45331The details of this version  are hereSummary of new/improvements:Reporting    New table & matrix visuals are now generally ...
Cloud and Big Data has made a lot of changes...Big Data exposure with Oracle and MicrosoftThe above title and the below paragraph is from the following link:http://www.valuewalk.com/2014/07/oracle-corporation-orcl-launches-big-data-sql/"Moerdler rates Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) as ...
Day 8:A long bus ride from Vienna to Prague. There are places to stop in between for lunch and breakfast. We stopped at a roadside restaurant at a place called Melikana about an hour before reaching Prague. It's a buffet style lunch with lots of buses arriving simultaneously making it ...
We went from Vienna to Dürnstein, after about an hour or more of bus ride. We did some sightseeing of this town with the fabled blue church over the hill and 16th century residences. It was typically a town for tourists with lots of shops, restaurants, wine shops etc. on both sides of ...
Microsoft Stream is meant as a replacement for Office 365 Video service. Microsoft Stream is video service for business users.Microsoft is always aiming at corporate users and this service allows for uploading, sharing, managing and viewing corporate video for company-wide education an...
AngularJS directives are extensions of HTML markups. They are one of several components of AngularJS. Directives can be attributes, element names, CSS class etc. AngularJS script reference is important and the script can be found here:https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/angularjs/1.2...
We could visit quite a few places. It was a very warm day and one can get quite tired.Rococo style Schönbrunn Palace (UN Heritage Site) and its environs The palace museum is huge and it reflected the opulence of the times. Room after room filled with art objects; huge mirrors; chandeli...
We visited the picturesque town of Szentendre on the bank of Danube in Hungary not too far from Budapest. It is easy to reach there by bus. It is truly picturesque as you see in the pictures and if you are into painting you may like to visit. It has a beautiful church and there are res...
It was more like a free time in Budapest.We visited the World Heritage listed Gellert-Hegy (Hills) from where one can see the bend in the Danube river. The panoramic view is great. It was somewhat a hot day in June but it was quite breezy. We went up part of the way in a taxi (about 5 ...
Into the 3rd day of our European visit we toured Budapest by bus. We had a local guide who spoke reasonable English. Our tour director spoke English, German and Czech.Touring a city by bus (Inside the bus) has advantages as you cover many places. The downside is you miss 'your feet on ...
We left Arcotel Castellani early after breakfast around 8:00 AM in our bus. It takes just 30 or 40 minutes to reach Berchtesgaden in Bavaria, a mere 16.6 miles from Salzburg. This area is famous for its salt deposits and provided a rich commodity and a source of revenue for the people ...
This is day 12 of our European tour and it was as exciting as it was tiring. We stayed at the Arcotel Castellani, Salzburg . It was quite comfortable and the breakfast was OK.The Mirabel garden soon after the lifting of  rain was most beautiful, perhaps at its best. The city is di...
Český Krumlov is on the World Heritage list 1992. It is very beautiful with the castle, the monastery, and the gardens. A place you must visit if you are anywhere near Prague or Salzburg. Its early owners were Germans later acquired by Czechs.You must see to believe how beautiful it is...
Course summary:Databases - organized repositories of information have become indispensable. Knowledge of databases is a must for professionals and in fact even more relevant since the emergence of Big Data in today's world.In this introductory course you will learn all about relat...
There is a nice shopping center in Andel and many good eating places. Andel is well connected with many of the other places by Prague Metro which is clean and well run.Mustek is part of Prague which has many churches, places of interest and other attractions. It has a lot of open air r...
Prague is a historic place with lots of church spires and Baroque architecture; a city cut in two by the Vltava river. Charles Bridge connects the two halves, the old town and the new. It is a truly beautiful city with ancient churches and history dating back to the Roman Empire. We ha...
You create a video and you want it the way Picasso or Monet would have visualized it. Can it be done? The answers appears to be answered by Facebook's Caffe2Go. It was easy with stills as many programs do it, but with a video it is another thing.Caffe2Go is supposed to be third iterati...
A full-text catalog is a logical container where a group of full-text indexes are stored. A full-text catalog is needed before you can create a full-text index. Full-text catalog is a virtual object and does not belong to the file group.In order to text search a full-text index will be...
This is the classic example of getting out of one problem and getting into another.I had the virus problem (probably the ransomeware except that I did not click on any link and the threatening page did not go away after a reboot, etc.) on my Toshiba tablet with Windows 10 and decided t...
"Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft's globally distributed, multi-model database. With the click of a button, Azure Cosmos DB enables you to elastically and independently scale throughput and storage across any number of Azure's geographic regions. It offers throughput, latency, availability...
Updated information: SQL Server 2016 SP1 will be used This hands-on course will provide you with the ability to create cutting edge reports using Microsoft's latest reporting services product, SQL Server 2012. The course is offered by the Pacific Center for Advanced Technology Training...
I apologize to the readers of my post,Can you save reports created in Power BI to a Report Server?  for having given the wrong impression. The reports you create cannot be saved to any report server but the stand-alone report server created using the same .msi file downloaded ...
If you use the Technical Preview version of Power BI Desktop. You can save reports to your on- premises SQL Server.You can download this for both x32 and x64 versions. With this you can,    Connect “live” to Analysis Services models – both Tabular and Multidimensional (...
This is feature is applicable only for Native Mode.In order to specify a single file share account ( a new feature of SQL Server 2016) you must get to the Subscription Settings page of the SQL server 2016 Reporting Services Configuration Manager shown here.The file share account th...
This post is about displaying a Mobile Report created by the SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher after publishing the report to a SQL Server Reporting Services which is actually the Web Portal URL of the Reporting Services.The present Reporting Services configuration is pertinent to ...
SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher (SSMRP) is an authoring tool that can be used to quickly creating Reporting Services mobile reports that are optimized for mobile device with a variety of form factors. You can have an assortment of visualizations, from time, category, charts, tree...
Many CTP's have been released for SQL Server vNext and looking at the pace, the importance of this reflects the zeal of Microsoft's drive towards Open source and acceptance by a vastly larger audience.The latest CTP, CTP 1.4 is supported on the following Linux platforms:RHEL 7.3 http...
Quite a long time ago I reported in my post regarding the loss of DVD drive. I use the DVD very infrequently and it was on the back burner. Finally I decided to get to the bottom of it and succeeded. Here is the result.In the Device Manager I could see that the DVD device was not worki...
Your browser is open and, you have couple of other windows (notepad, Microsoft Edge, Excel, etc) open and all of a sudden the window display is frozen. You click here and there but no reaction. How do you get out of this?The only way I have found is by invoking the Task Manager. As soo...
 R language is open source with a huge number of developers. It has a great arsenal of great stuff already accomplished. It is a language that you should get exposed to yourself. You just install R Gui and you are ready.Shiny is an enterprise-grade web application framework t...
Download Report Builder 3 for SQL Server as described in my previous post .You will have downloaded the ReportBuilder.msi file published on 3/9/3017. Note that there are other Report Builder.msi related to other versions (for example ReportBuilder.msi for SQL Server 2014 etc).The ins...
A dual-band router is a router that has two bands. For example, the Arris router used by subscribers to Time Warner Oceanic service provider uses the service provider provided router that two has bands, 2.4 GHZ and 5 GHz. This router has functioned well from the time it was installe...
I read a very illuminating article on R-Bloggers which was originally published on R-Curtiss Miller's Personal Website.Ever since Microsoft SQL Server began supporting R in its 2016 version, I got interested in R language. It is extremely rich with wide applicability from Astronomy to ...