Aman Garg

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April 2011 Entries

Microsoft increasing Certification Exam Fees
Microsoft is increasing the exam fees for all the Certification Exams w.e.f 1st July 2011. Following is summary: Country Existing New Singapore 225 SGD 246 SGD India 50 USD 80 USD USA 125 USD USD 150 UK GBP 88 GBP 99 There will NO impact for the MCTs at least in India and Singapore. Microsoft is rationalizing the MCT discount to 50% all across the board for all locations worldwide. Hence the cost of the exam in India and Singapore will cost 123 SGD and 40 USD respectively. Further the revised prices ......

Posted On Monday, April 25, 2011 5:14 PM | Comments (39) | Filed Under [ General ]

Unable to Open Excel in Sharepoint 2010 "The workbook cannot be opened" Error
The error seems to be quite simplistic, but you might need to do quite a bit to resolve this. I created a new BI site and was welcomed by the Error Message "The WorkBook cannot be opened". Did some google and tried to find out a solution. Found a good post which kinda came to the rescue to resolve this irritant. You can follow the article by Jeremy to resolve the issue: ......

Posted On Saturday, April 23, 2011 10:06 PM | Comments (2) | Filed Under [ SharePoint 2010 ]

Singapore .NET User Group - April UG Meeting
Singapore .NET User Group - April UG Meeting UG Meeting will be held on 18th April 2011 on next Monday, at Level 21 Auditorium from 1900hrs – late. Light refreshments will be served before the session. From the trenches: Lessons learnt working on Azure Mahesh Krishnan, Principal Consultant, Readify 1900 hrs – 2000 hrs Mahesh Krishnan, from Melbourne, Australia speaks about the lessons learnt working on one of the largest Azure projects in Australia. The application which is set to go live soon uses ......

Posted On Friday, April 15, 2011 9:51 PM | Comments (1) |

Business Connectivity Services - Sharepoint 2010
Business Connectivity Services is a new provided to what earlier existed as Business Data Catalogue in SharePoint. BCS adds a lot of new features and has been enhanced immensely now. BCS connects with the external systems including but not limited to: 1. Microsoft SQL Server Databases 2. Your very own custom applications 3. Other SharePoint WebSites 4. Web Services hosted All these sources are exposed as SharePoint Lists, hence all the operations which are applicable to lists can be performed on ......

Posted On Friday, April 15, 2011 9:34 PM | Comments (2) | Filed Under [ SharePoint 2010 ]

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