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Best Database Article of December 2015

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Each month at CodeProject we gather together the best of the articles submitted the previous month and ask our readers to choose the best of the best. Entry is automatic - just submit you articke and we'll do the rest.

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Current Entries

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5 Dec 2015
Daniel Miller
This article describes the C# implementation for a high-performance user/role security principal hierarchy.
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29 Dec 2015
Bert O Neill
Query Hadoop using Microsoft oriented technologies (C#, SSIS, SQL Server, Excel etc.)
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18 Dec 2015
Md. Marufuzzaman
This tip shows you an easy way to split Microsoft SQL Server table row data.
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13 Dec 2015
Nazar.Bukhari
This tutorial will demonstrate the creation of second mysql instance and transfer a database from the first instance to the second.
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26 Dec 2015
sandeepmittal11
Import Images to SQL Server Database using SSIS
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29 Dec 2015
Daniel Miller
This tip provides a simple solution to automate the generation of entity and mapping classes for Entity Framework.
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29 Dec 2015
Peter Carrasco
This article describes a pub-sub model using AWS Lamdba along with SNS to keep your AWS-hosted RDMB system of record and cache in sync.
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14 Dec 2015
Steve Naidamast
The technical management of relational databases is a highly mature technology in the software development profession.
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14 Dec 2015
Sacha Barber
So last time we looked at how to use Slick to connect to a SQL server database. This time we look at how to use one of the 2 popular Scala testing frameworks.
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7 Dec 2015
Divyant Kulshrestha
This tip is useful when we have to move data from Oracle database to SQL Server database or vice-versa using SSIS.
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20 Dec 2015
JinWenQiang
How to capture and process packages using Java language
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11 Dec 2015
Jovan Popovic(MSFT)
In this article, you will see how to compress data in SQL Server using GZip algorithm and send it via node.js to browser.
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14 Dec 2015
Sacha Barber
This time we will proceed to look at using Scala to connect to SQL server.
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6 Dec 2015
syed shanu
In this article we will see in detail how to create a simple MVC Pivot HTML Grid using AngularJS and Web API 2.
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17 Dec 2015
sandeepmittal11
Import a Flat file with Header and Detail Rows in SSIS
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31 Dec 2015
Nishant_Chaturvedi
This is a multi-parts series on building web applications using react.js, node.js, express.js, and mongodb.
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3 Feb 2016
DataBytzAI
Useful things to know for developers put in charge of an MS database server
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30 Dec 2015
Ivan Krivyakov
Christmas Carol: XML Signatures
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15 Dec 2015
databaseobjectmodel
A sample infrastructure project such as erp, mrp, crm, admin panel.
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21 Dec 2015
Khademul Basher
Authentication and Authorization using Asp.net Identity
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4 Sep 2016
Rajdeep Debnath
Useful tools for ASP.NET developers
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16 Dec 2015
syed shanu
In this article you will learn how to perform DataGridView CRUD with saving image to SQL Server using C#.
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28 Dec 2015
Marla Sukesh
In this article we Learn step by step how to create project with MSBI.
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30 Dec 2015
Daniel Miller
This article describes standard naming conventions for tables and columns, and it provides code that leverages the conventions to visualize dependencies and automatically validate and generate foreign key constraints.
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23 Dec 2015
Md. Marufuzzaman
A simple tip/trick to get rows on n’th maximum number from a table
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20 Dec 2015
shijo joseph
An easy to implement yet powerful logging library which requires absolute zero learning curve
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12 Dec 2015
Miljan Radovic
Script to generate DimDate for specified date range
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18 Dec 2015
Md. Marufuzzaman
A simple example of Microsoft SQL Server Pad String
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2 Dec 2015
Rajesh Kumar
This article is all about how to identify the worst performing queries in the running application or some specific module of the aplication.
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7 Dec 2015
Igor_A
Review of an approach of increase clustered server performance. Library sample and test utility.
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1 Dec 2017
WernfriedD
Single .exe to verify if your Oracle Client is properly installed and working. Verify supported technologies for Oracle connection.
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23 Dec 2015
Ashwin. Shetty
Writing your first app using Mean Stack (M = MongoDB, E = Express.JS, A = Angular.JS and N = Node.js)

Current Participants

Those with articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered.

DataBytzAI
Chief Technology Officer The DataWorks
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Allen is a consulting architect with a background in enterprise systems. His current obsessions are IoT, Big Data and Machine Learning. When not chained to his desk he can be found fixing broken things, playing music very badly or trying to shape things out of wood. He runs his own company specializing in systems architecture and scaling for big data and is involved in a number of technology startups.

Allen is a chartered engineer, a Fellow of the British Computing Society, and a Microsoft MVP. He writes for CodeProject, C-Sharp Corner and DZone. He currently completing a PhD in AI and is also a ball throwing slave for his dogs.
Marla Sukesh
Founder Just Compile
India India
Learning is fun but teaching is awesome.

Who I am? Trainer + consultant + Developer/Architect + Director of Just Compile

My Company - Just Compile

I can be seen in, @sukeshmarla or Facebook
Ashwin. Shetty
Architect
India India
I have 17 years of experience working in Microsoft Technology & Open source. Now a days I enjoy playing with Nodejs, Angular, docker, Gcloud & Kubernetes. My complete profile is available at https://in.linkedin.com/in/ashwinshetty and you can mail me at ashwin@shettygroup.com
Bert O Neill
Architect
Ireland Ireland
No Biography provided
Daniel Miller
Software Developer InSite
Canada Canada
I have been building software systems for many more years than I care to count, working for organizations that range from small non-profit associations in my local community to global Fortune 500 enterprises.

I specialize in the design and implementation of cloud-based business solutions. My work-related research interests include software design patterns, information architecture, and data visualization.
No Biography provided
Divyant Kulshrestha
Database Developer
India India
No Biography provided
Group type: Social Group (No members)


Igor_A
Technical Lead
Ukraine Ukraine
Igor Alexeev (axaprj2000@yahoo.com)
.NET Development, Architecture, Tech. Consulting
Ivan Krivyakov
Technical Lead Thomson Reuters
United States United States
Ivan is a hands-on software architect/technical lead working for Thomson Reuters in the New York City area. At present I am mostly building complex multi-threaded WPF application for the financial sector, but I am also interested in cloud computing, web development, mobile development, etc.

Please visit my web site: www.ikriv.com.
JinWenQiang
Engineer
China China
WenQiang Jin received his B.A in Information and Telecommunication Engineering from CQUPT, China. He is currently a Masters student in Telecommunication at CQUPT. He received network engineering certificate from China Government. His research interest is SDN, wireless network programming,Network Calculus,Network Computing,and software testing.

HE IS CONSIDERING TO APPLY A Ph.D DEGREE IN ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES. PLEASE CONTACT HIM.
Jovan Popovic(MSFT)
Program Manager Microsoft
Serbia Serbia
Graduated from Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Computer Techniques and Informatics, University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Currently working in Microsoft as Program Manager on SQL Server product.
Member of JQuery community - created few popular plugins (four popular JQuery DataTables add-ins and loadJSON template engine).
Interests: Web and databases, Software engineering process(estimation and standardization), mobile and business intelligence platforms.
Khademul Basher
Founder http://softwarelandmarks.com/
Bangladesh Bangladesh
I am in Software Development for more than 12 years. I am expert on Microsoft Platform for Web Forms, MVC, MVC Core, Web API, Desktop App, PHP etc. I am also expert on jQuery, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Font Awesome, Telerik UI, Kendo UI etc. I know BackboneJS, KnockoutJS also. I am an article writer. I have many articles in CodeProject.

Email: khademulbasher@gmail.com
Md. Marufuzzaman
Architect
Bangladesh Bangladesh
A well experienced leader with successful track record of software development, product innovations, brand management and corporate communication etc. Some successful product innovations have also achieved and awards “Most Valuable Professional” (MVP) at 2010 and 2011 by codeproject.com and also selected as a mentor of codeproject.com. Published over 100 technical articles in various software development resource sites (i.e., codeprojetc.com, Microsoft MSDN, and IEEE & IBM (In progress)) and various IT Forums, Blogs etc.

Over fourteen years of professional experiences in ICT field having extensive experience in formulating corporate vision and long term strategy. Leading development related functions including design, development, services, data management and analytics, customer experience management, content services, digital analytics and optimization.I have also more than two years’ of strong experience in mobile-VAS (platform development).

An individual with results-driven approach and relentless in pursuit of excellence from a business and organizational standpoint.Honest, believes in transparency, commitment and teamwork.

Expertise: Software/Solution Architect, Technical Research, MIS, Data Analytics, Data Mining, BI, SaaS platform base application development, Large scale Win32 Form/Web based business software solutions, Security, Enterprise applications development, integration, etc.

Technologies/Tools: Microsoft.Net, Microsoft SQL Server , Oracle, MySQL, ETL, Visual C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, , Python, Java, API, MVC, Cloud Computing, SaaS, Open FaaS, AWS,AWS Lambda, MS Azure, WebAPI , WPF, WCF, PHP, Microsoft Power BI, SPSS, PS2, R, Add-In, Visual Basic etc.

.Net UI component: Telerik, DevExpress, Ext.Net etc.
Scripting language: JavaScript, AngularJS, node.JS etc.
Source control / Subversion: Git, Smart SVN, Assembla etc.
Development methodologies: Agile,RAD etc.
Project Management / Issues Tracking Tools: JIRA, Trello, Slack, Clockingit etc.
Miljan Radovic
Australia Australia
Business Intelligence Professional passionate about turning data into meaningful information and helping business grow and make better "data-driven" decisions.
Nazar.Bukhari
Software Developer Onnorokom Software
Bangladesh Bangladesh
I am a passionate java developer ,interested in Cyber Security . Completed my graduation in Computer Science and Engineering from Jahangirnagar University,Dhaka. I have a keen interest on developing web application.
Professional working experience on java based application along with API design using node.js

Mail address : nazar.bukhari12@gmail.com
Nishant_Chaturvedi
Software Developer (Senior)
India India
I am a technology lover and software engineer by profession. I enjoy writing code and I work on .NET, JavaScript, NodeJs, Microsoft Azure and other related web technologies.
Peter Carrasco
Team Leader
United States United States
I am a senior software engineer and technical lead for a mid-sized technology firm. I have an extensive background in designing, developing, and supporting ASP.NET web-based solutions. I am currently extending my skill-set to the area of application identity management and access control.
Rajdeep Debnath
Asia/Pacific Region Asia/Pacific Region
No Biography provided
Rajesh Kumar
Technical Lead Synechron Technologies
India India
No Biography provided
Sacha Barber
Software Developer (Senior)
United Kingdom United Kingdom
I currently hold the following qualifications (amongst others, I also studied Music Technology and Electronics, for my sins)

- MSc (Passed with distinctions), in Information Technology for E-Commerce
- BSc Hons (1st class) in Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence

Both of these at Sussex University UK.

Award(s)

I am lucky enough to have won a few awards for Zany Crazy code articles over the years

  • Microsoft C# MVP 2016
  • Codeproject MVP 2016
  • Microsoft C# MVP 2015
  • Codeproject MVP 2015
  • Microsoft C# MVP 2014
  • Codeproject MVP 2014
  • Microsoft C# MVP 2013
  • Codeproject MVP 2013
  • Microsoft C# MVP 2012
  • Codeproject MVP 2012
  • Microsoft C# MVP 2011
  • Codeproject MVP 2011
  • Microsoft C# MVP 2010
  • Codeproject MVP 2010
  • Microsoft C# MVP 2009
  • Codeproject MVP 2009
  • Microsoft C# MVP 2008
  • Codeproject MVP 2008
  • And numerous codeproject awards which you can see over at my blog
No Biography provided
shijo joseph
Technical Lead
United States United States
Started Programming career with VB 6 and VC++ and now Into .Net Development. Working with .Net since its first release (Version 1.0 Beta). Lucky enough to continue always with most updated versions of .Net and as of now; May 2007, fighting with .Net 3.0 (WPF,WCF...etc) and it's next most anticipated version LINQ.

Got familiarity up on the .Net Technologies and Guidelines like CAB, and Patterns and Practices, Enterprise Library and now with it's WPF version etc.

Specialized in Windows and Distributed and Service oriented applications.
Steve Naidamast
Software Developer (Senior) Black Falcon Software, Inc.
United States United States
No Biography provided
syed shanu
Team Leader
India India
Microsoft MVP | Code Project MVP | CSharp Corner MVP | Author | Blogger and always happy to Share what he knows to others. MyBlog

My Interview on Microsoft TechNet Wiki Ninja Link
WernfriedD
Software Developer (Senior)
Switzerland Switzerland
No Biography provided

Contest Entries and Requirements

  1. The contest period covers the the first day of the month 12AM US Eastern Standard Time and ends the final day of the month at 11:59:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time. All entries must be submitted during this period in order to qualify.
  2. Entries must be an article, or blog entry.
  3. With the exception of the Everything Else category, the article must be tagged with at least one of the tags corresponding to that competition's category (for example, to enter the C# Competition you would need to tag your article with a C# tag).
  4. Articles entries must follow the CodeProject submission guidelines.
  5. No cheating, lying, plagiarizing articles, chicanery, or kicking.
  6. Articles may only be considered for a single category. If an article is eligible for multiple categories (for example, it pertains to both the C# and Web Dev categories), CodeProject editors and judges will decide which category the article shall be entered in.
  7. No author can be nominated twice in the same category.
  8. If an author writes has two separate articles, each article may be considered in their respective categories provided none of the aforementioned rules are broken. For example, if an author wrote two separate articles, one related to C# and one related to VB.NET, the author and articles could be nominated in the C# and VB.NET competitions, respectively.
  9. In the event an author wins multiple competitions, and repeat, identical prizes, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  10. In the event an article has multiple authors and/or contributors, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  11. In the event of a tie, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  12. Multiple votes from the same IP will be automatically disqualified.
  13. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  14. Only those who live in jurisdictions in which this contest is legal may enter.
  15. Any breach of the rules and the prize will be awarded to the runner up.
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