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Speed Up Your Application with SQL Server In-Memory Tables
If screaming speed in data access is the most important thing in your life, SQL Server's durable in-memory, memory-optimized tables are your answer. They were good in SQL Server 2014 and they're ev...
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The Fastest Data Access Possible with Compiled Procs
If, in your "need for speed," you're looking to access and update your data as fast as possible, you can get to that goal by combining memory-optimized tables with compiled procs.
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Debugging Xamarin Android Apps
You have a bunch of options for debugging Android applications built with Xamarin. Unfortunately, only one of them has worked well for Peter in all scenarios. Here are all your options with Peter's...
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Making Testing Worthwhile
That understanding should drive how you deal with testing, including how to turn it into a value-added task.
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The 5 Essential Patterns in Xamarin Applications
There are five design patterns you'll use every time you create a smartphone application. One is imposed by the environment and one is a pattern that you've probably been avoiding when creating oth...
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Speeding Up Queries: How to Think About Query Plans
If you want to speed up your SQL Server queries you need to know how your application and your users actually use your database.
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Defining Web API Services and Clients with NSwag
The OpenAPI (Swagger) technology suite includes a file that describes your Web API service. Peter thinks it's the slickest tool available to ensure that clients can access your services.
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When You're Your Own DBA: Speeding Up SQL Server
You're not a DBA but you're responsible for managing your organization's SQL Server installation. Here are some tips on what you can do to speed up all your data access.
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Maximizing Your Paycheck
An economic model design to explain profit margins may seem like an odd place to look for career advice, but here are five forces that you can harness to increase how much you get paid.
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The Case Against Zero-Defect Software
Testing is a necessary but not a value-added task. To put it another way, while testing is something we have to do, our users would be just as happy if we could produce quality software without it....
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Generate Useful Documentation for Your Web API Project
If you want to impress your boss (or client) with your diligence in generating documentation for your Web Service, then you need Swagger. That it will also make it easier for you to run tests on yo...
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Moving to the Cloud: A Piecemeal Strategy
You can move all your applications to the cloud in one giant migration. You might even live. Peter thinks there's a better, smarter way and it doesn't start with your Web applications.
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