Start an Azure VM with Powershell

Start an Azure VM with Powershell
Recently i have been in the progress of moving my development virtual machines to Microsoft Azure. There is no need for me to host everything on my PC, since i have a 24/7 fiber internet connection and i have a subscription within Azure. And because a PC can be quite noisy every once in a ...

Rename a lot of files in Windows, the easy and fast way!

As a developer there are a lot of scenarios where you have to work with files. In some cases you’ll end up with a set of files that have an almost identical name that you have to rename. With a small set this is very straight forward. You might open Windows Explorer and navigate to ...

Back to blogging!

Hi! Finally i am back with my blog. It took me some time to re-start this.. 2 small kids can take up a lot of your time 😉 This blog is still dedicated to my professional day to day challenges i face with Software Developer in the broadest way. Currently i am involved within a real ...

SQL Server 2014: Deploy a database to a Windows Azure VM

SQL Server 2014: Deploy a database to a Windows Azure VM
A first peek at the new released SQL Server 2014 CTP1 shows us the ability to use the Azure cloud. In the current version, SQL Server 2012, we already have the feature to deploy to a SQL Database within Windows Azure. A cool new thing is the “Deploy Database to a Windows Azure VM” feature. ...

SQL Server 2014 CTP1 Released

As announced on TechEd 2013, we will be getting a brand new version of SQL Server. I wrote about it in this blog (SQL Server 2014, Trial evaluation end of June 2013), where some of the new features are discussed. Today, 25 june 2013 Microsoft released  SQL Server 2014 CTP1, which you can download right here ...