I want to use vb OR Ms SQl to get a list of filenames from a remote sql server. I just want the file names, not the files. We've been doing this with the vb object FtpClientConnection but it does not work with several of our new partners so we're looking for an alternative. I figure the most fool proof way is just to run a cmdshell from sql or VB but I can't find anything that just retrieves a list of filenames.
Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.
Calculating holidays and working days is a function that is often needed yet it is not one found within the Framework. This article presents one approach to building a working-day calculator for use in .NET.
Load balancing is the method of dividing the total amount of work performed by one computer between two or more computers. Its aim is to get more work done in the same amount of time, ensuring that all the users get served faster.
Using examples as well as descriptions, and references to Books Online, show the documentation available for datatypes, explain the available data types and show how data can be passed into and out of variables.