Monthly Archives: March 2008

Pit of despair: Error handling in SQL Server is seriously broken

  Life is easy: foreach (KeyValuePair<string, string> criterion in criteria) {     float value;     //if (!float.TryParse(criterion.Value, out value))     //{     //    value = defaultValue;     //}     try     {         value = (float)Convert.ChangeType(criterion.Value, typeof(float), CultureInfo.InvariantCulture);     … Continue reading

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A match not made in heaven: Windows Server 2008 and HP ProLiant ML 110 G3

Note to self: installing bleeding edge software on too-cheap hardware hurts. To not fall into the Vista trap again, I thought I’d rather start sooner than later testing software on Windows Server 2008. I’m playing on a HP ProLiant ML 110 G3, a … Continue reading

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