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Jayaram Krishnaswamy

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What we more importantly need is a CDO.CDO is Chief Data officer(DBA in disguise?) who can mesmerize your customers with the infinite possibilities of data analytics.Well, you also need a CAO, the Chief Analytics Officer.Here is a play on the anagrams from Gannet.
It is from Mozilla.org. It is free and has many cool features. It's Remix mode allows you easily modify existing Thimble projects to suit your requirements.Thimble is a one-stop program bundling code editor, web server, web browser and developer tools. It has an unbelievable number of ...
SQL Server 2016 SP1 on Windows 10 Professional on a Dell LaptopReport Manager (Web Portal URL) has reports embedded, folders etc. Report server; Report Manager and Report Builder 3 are all working.Trying to create a New Subscription or New History Snapshot produces error. Report user i...
This is the definition of Operational Database Management System(ODBMS) according to Gartner (5/10/2016):"The operational database management system (OPDBMS) market is concerned with relational and nonrelational DBMS (see Note 1) products suitable for a broad range of enterprise-level ...
XMLNotepad is a Microsoft tool, an XML editor. You can easily open an XML documents using this tool. It is very useful and very informative.You can get the latest version from the Codeplex site here:Go to this link.https://xmlnotepad.codeplex.com/Click on downloadable installer.This wi...
The computer I am using is a Dell Computer (a laptop, actually) with Intel Core I7 and it has a NVIDIA GeForce GTX card. Can I run Microsoft Mixed Reality on this laptop?I have 8GB installed RAM. It is a 64-bit OS with x64-based processor. The Intel i7-6700HQ CPU runs at 2.60 GHZ.The O...
In the previous post, the various workloads chosen for the download was described. After installing Visual Studio Community 2017 that takes about an hour, the following programs are accessible using Visual Studio:Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2017 Version 15.4.0VisualStudio.15.Rele...
Visual Studio has grown a lot and it is really humongous with several different kinds of Works loads.You can install to work with all kinds of work loads or you can pick and choose on the page "Installing -Visual Studio Community 2017 - 15.4.2.For example I have chosen to install the f...
First of all you need Android Studio and for Windows you can download Android Studio 3.0 here. Of course you need to accept the license terms. More importantly brush up your Java skills. https://developer.android.com/studio/index.htmlOnce you download the file you will be taken to the ...
This new one is at Ala Moana Shopping Center behind what used to be Shirokiya (old). If you are into Japanese food, you may want to try this.I know you are keen to find out how expensive it is. Here is pic to show that.Here is a video I took today. Recently paid a visit at lunch time. ...
Yes, definitely Mozilla gives more actionable messages.Here is a response from Microsoft Edge while trying to access a Reporting Services Web URL. The message leads to a dead-end.The same site on Mozilla Firefox provides more detailed information as shown:   
I have been having problem accessing the Web Service URL and Web Portal in Microsoft Edge as well as Mozilla Firefox-both the latest versions.Microsoft Edge accepts the authentication after three times  entering the same Username/Password with the third time going to the web addre...
September 19: Naples to Maiori via Vietri and CetaraThis is officially our first day of the trip. We arrived in Naples from CDG, Paris in a small plane. The Security check at CDG was slow and tortuous. The flight from Seattle to CDG was of course not so comfortable.Naples is a small ai...
We finally decided to visit Italy this year.  In this trip to Italy organized by Smithsonian Journeys and managed by Odysseys Travel company we will be visiting Rome, Florence and Venice including some of the less visited places. Although We regret not visiting Pisa and the Capri ...
The version of Windows on my computer was Windows 10 Professional Insider Preview. I am getting out although I wanted to see the new stuff with the Insiders version, but became impossible to work with the desktop. Everything hung up or was so slow to load, I felt excruciating pain...
The version of Windows on my computer is Windows 10 Professional Insider Preview. I have faced couple of problems. I opted for the preview recently and immediately I could not do many things that were routine. I could not install the Acrobat Reader DC, a very common place task.The...
I tried to launch Acrobat Reader DC which of course got installed (first time with Chrome) . However when I try to open Acrobat nothing happens. I uninstalled both Chrome and Acrobat Reader DC. The I tried to install just Acrobat Reader DC which was successful but  it did not open...
You stay connected and stay informed with Infotainment systemsWe are seeing enormous changes in the infotainment systems by the many vendors catering to the auto lovers. All most all auto vendors have some kind of infotainment system. Which is better?Probably the answer will change fro...
We saw in the previous post and here how to encrypt using the EncryptByPassPhrase() function.We will use the same encrypted text and decrypt it using the same PassPhrase used to create it.We use the reverse function DecryptByPassPhrase() which takes two arguments, the first is the Pass...
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You could keep your email addresses and passwords in SQL Server database table. You could get a free copy of your SQL Server from a Microsoft download site. While the email addresses can be kept un-encrypted, you may want to keep your passwords in an encrypted column of a table. If wan...
Remember the millenium bug fiasco. It happenned in Year 2000.This is what chronicled in Wikipedia:"The Year 2000 problem is also known as the Y2K problem, the Millennium bug, the Y2K bug, or Y2K. Problems resulted because people, including programmers, reduced the four-digit year to tw...
It looked beautiful and it had my choice of color too. You can get not only single tone but also two-tone exterior colors. Price does not look too bad. Actually autos are cheaper now than a couple of years ago.This one is from Toyota,"With its beautifully sculptured crossover design, r...
Windows versions, Windows Vista, Windows ME, Windows XP, etc. are soon to end.The reason being Windows OS will be offered as a Service - that is there is a new model for Windows- Windows as a Service.Details of this model are in the video at the end of the post. But, if you are impatie...
In your SSMS on your computer you can use the Generate Scripts drop-down menu to create scripts for database objects as shown here for Northwind database on SQL Server 2016 SP1.The above is for SQL Server on Windows Platform. However, mssql-scripts tool provide the same functionality a...
Adobe itself concedes that Adobe Flash need to go and will turn-off Adobe Flash by 2020. Adobe in the mean time will migrate users to other programs.Why did Adobe take that decision?Two things, flash plug-ins are insecure, the other, the emergence of HTML5. Why keep something that can ...
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...