If you install the free S3 Explorer from CloudBerry Lab, you also get a powerfull PowerShell Snap-in allowing you to create a command line batch job for copying your backup to Amazon S3. Read this article to get my fully working example. Continue reading
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Dec 13 2011
Ever wanted to use a random number in a TSQL UDF? And getting an error message like this:
Msg 443, Level 16, State 1, Procedure RandomString, Line 22 Invalid use of a side-effecting operator 'rand' within a function.
There’s a quick (and dirty) solution for this. Continue reading