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Vishal Shukla July 2009 Entries
ReadyBoost feature in Windows Vista and Windows 7
REadyBoost is one of the very usefull feature that was introduced in Windows Vista. Recently I asked few of my colleagues and friends about this feature and only couple of them knew about it, so thought of adding a blog post on this one. You can increase the performance of your machine by using a high speed USB flash drive to supplement your RAM. Upgrading RAM on a machine can be expensive plus the machines have their limitations on how much can you add more. Even though it won’t be same as upgrading ......

Posted On Monday, July 13, 2009 7:22 PM

What I don't like about Windows OS
Today the news about Google coming out with its own operating system "Chrome" is all over the Internet and I was wondering can they make an in-road into the OS field which is basically been dominated by Microsoft for decades. And the answer to that is possibly yes, if not as a full fledge OS for desktops and servers but for portable devices. There are 2 things that I hate most about windows OS first it takes forever to boot the OS, since I had SP1 installed on my Vista it takes more than 5 minutes ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 8, 2009 5:44 PM

SQL Server 2008 New Data types
Yesterday I was trying to create my first database on SQL 2008 and thought let me check out if there are any new data types that I can take advantage of and yes in fact there are. The best I liked is Date and Time data type, how many times we needed a field just to store either the date part or just the time part and we ended up using DateTime data type which stores both date and time when you don't need both. Besides saving space in storage it saves the hurdle of reformatting or massaging the code ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 1, 2009 12:15 PM

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