Monthly Archives: November 2018

SQL Server finding the last update in database

I have been finding this for a while and tested a few links to find out which database has the latest update. I found the below one from the forum https://stackoverflow.com/questions/29535074/sql-server-database-last-updated-date-time with the following statement. select * from sys.objects order … Continue reading

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Office 365 Skype for Business will be obsolete

There might be this topic or rumour going around Office 365 right now. Skype for Business will be obsolete. It is actually true. When I logon to my newly registered Office 365 in Skype for Business then I go the … Continue reading

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Convert VirtualBox vmdk to vhd for Hyper-V

This post shows you a way to convert VirtualBox to vhd for Hyper-V. It does not sound nice VirtualBox actually provide an exe command to convert the VM image, vmdk, that is compatible to VMWare, to vhd for Hyper-V. You … Continue reading

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VirtualBox Cannot register the hard disk

This post shows you one of the possibilities to resolve the error message “Cannot register the hard disk” for the VirtualBox. You want to change the storage location of the VM then you get the following error: Failed to open … Continue reading

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New-AzureStorageContext where to get the key

This post shows you where to get the parameter for New-AzureStorageContext. This article will expect you have some experience navigating area Windows Azure portal. When you refer to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/azure.storage/new-azurestoragecontext?view=azurermps-6.12.0. You will see the following. Example 1: Create a context by … Continue reading

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Azure PowerScript The subscription name doesn’t exist.Parameter name: name

This post show you the common error when you are using PowerShell with Storage Account for SQL. When you issue the command Select-AzureSubscription -SubscriptionName $subscriptionName. The you get the following error. Select-AzureSubscription : The subscription name 366a3325-exxx-4xxx-xxx4-xxxxxxxxxx doesn’t exist. Parameter … Continue reading

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Microsoft SQL Server Docs card sort

The @SQLDocs team is looking for help with a card sort exercise to better organize our docs! If you have about 10-15 minutes free and would like to participate, please go to: https://80s3ignv.optimalworkshop.com/optimalsort/36yyw5kq-0 … Thanks!

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