Migrating Data from SQL server to SQL Azure using BCP


BCP is an ideal straightforward command prompt driven tool to push data from one table to another similar table. This makes it an excellent tool to carry out data migration from SQL server to SQL Azure. And here is a blog post: Migrating SQL server Data to SQL Azure using BCP << Paras Doshi, i have written to show how we can migrate SQL server data to SQL Azure using BCP tool.


How to Include Charts in Visual Studio 2008 Express Edition using Microsoft chart controls


I recently learned how to include charts in visual studio 2008 express edition. If you want to do the same then you need do following things:
1) Get visual studio 2008 Express SP1 or higher version
2) Upgrade to .net 3.5 sp1 (if you use lower version of .net)
3) Download Microsoft chart controls : Download Link and then install it.

After you are done with Installing a ‘charts’ option will appear in the Data Tab in Toolbox. If you still do not see it you will need to add

1) System.Web.UI.DataVisualization.Charting

2) System.Windows.Forms.DataVisualization.Charting.

Just right-click pane -> choose items -> select the above namespaces in the .net framework components!

here’s a tutorial after you are successful at seeing the ‘charts’ option. click me .

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