Monthly Archives: July 2011

Activation error occured while trying to get instance of type LogWriter, key

When you are using Logging Block in Enterprise Library then you might hit the error “Activation error occured while trying to get instance of type LogWriter, key”. This is likely cause by your App.config file.   Watch the video below. … Continue reading

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SSIS Error: Column Name cannot convert between unicode and non-unicode string data types.

When you can configuring SSIS Data Flow package then you might see the error “Column Name cannot convert between unicode and non-unicode string data types” as the picture below.     You might likely see the data type nvarchar when … Continue reading

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Next version of MS SQL Server “Denali”

The evaluation is free. Get it here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/evalcenter/hh225126.aspx?wt.mc_id=nlc-f-us-Mba-TEC_93_1_7

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Open source, FREE??

Let’s see…     Resources: http://osliving.com/sourced/open-source-humor/open-source-culture-as-seen-through-comic-strips/

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Write value to Excel spreadsheet

In Open / Read Excel content in C# we see how to read cells from Excel. We only need to modify slightly in order to write to Excel workbook.   The code as below:   staticvoid WriteExcel(String strFileName) {   … Continue reading

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A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: Named Pipes Provider, error: 40 – Could not open a connection to SQL Server) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 5)

The video below resolve the error above. A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server

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How to configure Windows 7 to type Chinese characters – Video

How to configure Windows 7 to type Chinese characters

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