Monthly Archives: January 2012

SQL SERVER connectivity error: SQL Server does not exist or access denied

Recently I was troubleshooting a connectivity issue in a development environment from an application. The application was using the connection string as “Provider=sqloledb;Data Source=myserver\instance1,1433;Network=DBMSSOCN;Initial Catalog=mydb;Integrated Security=SSPI;” I was able to connect to the SQL SERVER from SSMS, however when connecting … Continue reading

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Review of my blog posts in 2011

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 26,000 times in 2011. If it were a … Continue reading

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