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  • Blog Post: Blogging from Microsoft Word

    Here is what I have discovered so far in my some 50 minutes of using Microsoft Word to Blog rather than Microsoft Live Writer. First, the biggest difference is just a matter of preference, so use whichever tool to blog with that you wish. I did notice that the document properties, which I use for...
  • Blog Post: I admit defeat.

    Ok, so I was not able to post at least something each day at Tech-Ed 2013. I blame it totally on Microsoft Windows Surface. Not that there is anything wrong with the Surface, but that I was able to buy a Surface Pro and a Surface RT at unbelievable prices, and well, then I just had to play with my new...
  • Blog Post: Decisions at Tech-Ed NA 2013

    Decisions, decisions, decisions, no matter how hard I try I still cannot figure out how to be in two places at once. Maybe it is something that I am just doing wrong, or I am just not smart enough to figure it out. So, what do I do, lots of excellent classes, but I cannot seem to decide between, a SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Tech-Ed North America 2013

    WOW, So much to learn, fantastic speakers, experts, and networking. So little time to blog. till later,
  • Blog Post: Another Day at Microsoft Tech-Ed

    Man, oh man, just soaking up the knowledge on SQL Server, SharePoint, Visual Studio. How much more can I pack into my head? till later,
  • Blog Post: SQL Server Data Tools

    To summarize SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) in a single word, WOW! till later,
  • Blog Post: Pre-Con Class at Microsoft Tech-Ed

    Enjoying a great Pre-Con class “How to Be a Successful DBA in the Changing World of Cloud and On-Premise Data”. Really looking forward to applying this for Microsoft Dynamics GP and my Data Warehouse!!! Till later,
  • Blog Post: Trying to Blog while attending a Conference

    Starting today I will be attending Microsoft’s Technical Educational (Tech-Ed) North America 2013 in New Orleans, LA. Now, if you haven’t noticed I am usually not very successful at blogging while I am at a conference, but I am at least going to try and make amends and post some of my experiences while...
  • Blog Post: Finding out what the values mean in a static field in a Dynamics GP Database

    Check out what one of my coworkers figured out!  Additional Field Information Just goes to show to never get too old to learn   Till later,
  • Blog Post: GPUG DBA SIG (2012 - 09- 20) Topic Request

    To enter your request for the list of topics to be voted on please take this quick three question survey located here . After the results are in I will post the list of general topics for everyone to vote for their favorite. You can register for the webinar here . till later,
  • Blog Post: Cleaning up after a Payroll Error

    If during the Payroll Process the Payroll Clerk gets an error to the effect of "an Open Operation error, a Get/Change error, or a Save Operation error " Then give these scripts a try: --Find let us find out where the error actually is: -- I like to know what I am about to delete! Select * From...
  • Blog Post: Vote for the GPUG 2012 All Star

    Each year, GPUG recognize 3 Premium Members who represent the community well by having: Courage – The strength to persevere, hold the talent to teach fellow GP users. Passion – For those who share their GP and technology passion with others. Resolve – Willing to take the time to help others with challenges...
  • Blog Post: Jonathan Kehayias | Identifying High Compile Time Statements from the Plan Cache

    Jonathan Kehayias digs into Identifying High Compile Time Statements from the Plan Cache . till later
  • Blog Post: GP - Multiple Company Support in Single Database | Microsoft Connect

    Ever wanted needed multiple companies but wanted the advantages of a single database? Go here to vote on this item in Microsoft Connect ==> GP - Multiple Company Support in Single Database | Microsoft Connect till later,
  • Blog Post: Alerts: 401k Setup

    For years I have been writing alerts to let either myself of someone else know that there is a problem somewhere so that it can be fixed before it becomes a major issue. Now, over the years I have boiled my alerts down into a few generic types. And while I will keep you guessing as to the types of alerts...
  • Blog Post: Notes on Performance for Microsoft Dynamics GP

    When it comes to the performance of Microsoft Dynamics GP one of my favorite links is to the  Optimizing and Maintaining Performance for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 white paper on Customer Source.  But rather than just downloading the file I keep a link to it because it is updated as new things...
  • Blog Post: Deadlocks caused by Implicit Conversion

    Sans SQL has a good post on how implicit Conversion can call deadlocks in SQL Server. Check out their post at Sans SQL: Deadlock - Implicit Conversion I would also like to thank Vaidy for letting us know about this in his post Implicit Conversions Causing Deadlocks in SQL Server . Till later,
  • Blog Post: Where oh where has John been hiding?

    Actually I have not been hiding, well kind of. Between getting ready for the Microsoft Technical Educational Conference (Tech-Ed), then attending the conference, and then trying to get caught up at work after being gone for a week it has been a little hard to find time to blog. How some of the others...
  • Blog Post: Using Lookups in GP Reports Viewer to make parameter selection more user friendly | Victoria Yudin

    Victoria Yudin takes a look at using data lookup as parameters for reporting. See her post for details Using Lookups in GP Reports Viewer to make parameter selection more user friendly till later,
  • Blog Post: Dynamics GP Land: Problem with Dynamics GP 2010 EFT Payables CCD+ CTX File Format

    Steve Endow from Dynamics GP Land runs into a Problem with Dynamics GP 2010 EFT Payables CCD+ CTX File Format till later,
  • Blog Post: Dynamics GP Land: Clearing remembered / default login for SQL Server Management Studio

    If you have every had this problem then you know exactly how annoying it can be. Check out Christina Phillips post on getting rid of the default login in SQL Server Management Studio. Dynamics GP Land: Clearing remembered / default login for SQL Server Management Studio till later,
  • Blog Post: Check out Doug Pitcher’s OFFICIAL 100 most famous, awesome and totally influential Dynamics people for 2012

      Check out Doug's list of Influential Dynamics People. Doug Pitcher’s OFFICIAL 100 most famous, awesome and totally influential Dynamics people for 2012 Just my own opinion but I personally I have to agree with Doug.   till later,
  • Blog Post: Rebooting because of an Automatic Update does interrupt SQL job execution.

    I am not sure where I got it from, if it was incorrect information, if it is just outdated information, or if it is one of those "It Depends" things. But I have always been under the impression that a reboot caused by automatic updates would not occur if the SQL Server was busy. However as...
  • Blog Post: Problem with SQL Server 2008 and Exchange 2010

    First please keep in mind that I know almost nothing about Exchange or how it works. The parts about Exchange that I will be discussing I am just paraphrasing from my Exchange Server Admin. Here is what happened: For years we have been using Exchange 2003 with no problems. And for years I have had SQL...
  • Blog Post: Excel for Reporting needs

    Mark Polino checks out the features of using Excel with Pivot Tables and Formulas. Check out his post here: DynamicAccounting.net: Weekly Dynamic: Filtering a Pivot Table with a Formula - Technology Till later, John