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After Pensacola’s SQL Saturday, I really want to setup a couple VB’s for SQL Server 2012 and SSAS. Here’s some promising research:
SQL Server BareMetal Workshop series – part 1: How to build an installation VHD file that includes all software needed to start with SQL Server 2012 Database and Business Intelligence
Creating a SQL Server 2012 playground (part I)
Install SQL Server 2012 on Server Core
We studied one-dimensional cellular automata in a previous exercise. In today's exercise, we will implement the famous two-dimensional cellular automaton by the British mathematician John Horton Conway, the Game of Life. Life was introduced by Martin Gardner in the October 1970 issue of Scientific American; I can remember coming home from the library and tracing a glider as it moved across my checkerboard.
NoSQL databases are often compared by various non-functional criteria, such as scalability, performance, and consistency. This aspect of NoSQL is well-studied both in practice and theory because specific non-functional properties are often the main justification for NoSQL usage and fundamental results on distributed systems like the CAP theorem apply well to NoSQL systems. At the same time, NoSQL data modeling is not so well studied and lacks the systematic theory found in relational databases.
Max likes the train mods, but we can’t play together on our Vanilla server. This lets him easily swap out Minecraft.jar files.
@if not exist minecraft.alt.jar goto end
@move /Y minecraft.jar minecraft.swap.jar
@move /Y minecraft.alt.jar minecraft.jar
@move /Y minecraft.swap.jar minecraft.alt.jar
echo Swapped Files
So-called “global warming” is just a secret ploy by wacko tree-huggers to make America energy independent, clean our air and water, improve the fuel efficiency of our vehicles, kick-start 21st-century industries, and make our cities safer and more livable. Don’t let them get away with it!
- Chip Giller
On kind of a meta note: To some extent, I think de-cluttering involves recognizing that regret is part of life, and being OK with that. Yes, I’ve given away books that I now often wish I still owned. But I’ve also screwed up relationships, made iffy career choices, etc. — you suck it up and move on. If you try to cling to every single thing (material, spiritual, or emotional) that you might need one day in the totally hypothetical future, you’re going to end up bogged down in a lot of stuff.
John Wesley wrote
Language is the primary conductor between your brain and the minds of your audience. Ineffective language weakens and distorts ideas. If you want to be understood, if you want your ideas to spread, using effective language must be your top priority.
In the modern world of business and politics this is hardly ever the case. In many instances, imprecise language is used intentionally to avoid taking a position and offending various demographics. No wonder it’s hard to make sense of anything!
This is hardly a recent problem, and as George Orwell wrote in his 1946 essay, Politics and the English Language, the condition is curable. By following Orwell’s 5 rules for effective writing, you’ll distinguish yourself from competitors and clearly communicate your ideas.
Most of the financial advice you get around the web is based on opportunity. People are always looking for the newest way to earn cash for the least amount of work. It’s no surprise most people struggle to build wealth, jumping from one opportunity to the next, wondering why nothing ever works.
The principles that build wealth haven’t changed for centuries. These 78 maxims, gleaned from Benjamin Franklin’s Way to Wealth, contain all the wisdom needed to amass a fortune. Unfortunately, it’s still going to take hard work, intelligence, and discipline.
Industry (1-39) – Energetic devotion to a task or an endeavor; diligence.
1. Early to bed, and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise
2. Diligence is the mother of good luck
3. God helps them that help themselves
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