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About chanmingman

Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress (http://www.pcworld.com/article/206455/Microsoft_Live_Spaces_Moves_to_WordPress_An_FAQ.html) till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.

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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‘Add-AzureAccount’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet

This post is giving you one of the solutions to resolve “‘Add-AzureAccount’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet” error message. In many Internet solution the will ask you to type the following command. Install-Module AzureRM -AllowClobber, This … Continue reading

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SQL Server Auto Shrink not working then how to Shrink

Let’s put aside the performance problem. The Auto Shrink in SQL Server work after all. When you go into a database properties then you will see the Auto Shrink property like the one below. I was searching everywhere and the … Continue reading

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SSIS Unable to cast COM object of type ‘System.__ComObject’ to class type ‘System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection’.

This post giving one of the possible solution to resolve the error above. You have a Script Task in SSIS and utilizing the Connection Manager. The Connection Manager Provider type is Native OLE DB\SQL Server Native Client 11.0. You have … Continue reading

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Digital Transformation in a nutshell

This article is about digital transformation. After researching on the Internet there is fewer solid articles on digital transformation. What is not digital transformation Buying a lot of IoT devices working on a silo way, putting up the servers to … Continue reading

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The type name ‘ServiceReference1′ does not exist in the type ‘someclass’

The post shows you on of the ways to resolve “The type name ‘ServiceReference1’ does not exist in the type ‘someclass’” error. Not sure for what reason Visual Studio having this problem lately. When you reference a Service Reference, for … Continue reading

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