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HOWTO: define a loopback linked server in MS SQL Server 2005
I was having some trouble defining a "loopback linked server" in MS SQL Server 2005. By "loopback" I mean a Linked Server on a specific SQL2005 instance that actually links to the very same instance (albeit to a different DB) No matter which tricks I tried using in the "New Linked Server" dialog box in the new Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, I just couldn't get my SQL Server 2005 instance to link to itself. Finally, I have the solution - Instead of using the Management Studio's UI, I ran ......

Posted On Thursday, March 23, 2006 11:50 AM

"Minority Report" Touch Screen UI - soon at a store near you?
Watch this video demo of "Multi-Touch Screen" technology devloped at NYU. With UI like this, reminiscent of what's seen in Spielberg's "Minority Report", my mouse is now considering early retirment. Thanks goes to Vic Divecha for the link ......

Posted On Thursday, March 2, 2006 7:02 AM

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