How to Insert an Image Inline in Gmail

To add an inline image to an email you are composing in Gmail: Make sure rich text editing is turned on in the Gmail message you are composing and Insert images is enabled. If you see a Rich formatting » link above your message’s text editor, click it. See below for turning on image insertion. […]

Submit Your Blog to Google, Yahoo and Other Search Engines

Submit your blog url to Google at: Add your URL to Google. A better idea is to add a Google sitemap to your blog. Go to Adding Google sitemap to your blog to learn how. You may also submit your blog to Google Base and include a link back to your blog. You may also […]

Creating Bootable Vista / Windows 7 USB Flash Drive

This will walk through the steps to create a bootable USB flash drive. These instructions assume that you are running Windows Vista or Windows 7. Required: USB Flash Drive Microsoft OS Disk (Vista / Windows 7) A computer running Vista / Windows 7 Step 1: Format the DriveWarning: This will erase everything on your USB […]

Shrink (truncate) Microsoft SQL transaction log files

Shrink (truncate / purge) MS SQL transaction log files. Use <dbname>Goalter database <dbname> set recovery simplegodbcc shrinkfile (<dbname>_log, 100)gocheckpointgodbcc shrinkfile (<dbname>_log, 100)alter database <dbname> set recovery fullgo Example: Use myDatabaseGoalter database myDatabase set recovery simplegodbcc shrinkfile (myDatabase_log, 100)gocheckpointgodbcc shrinkfile (myDatabase_log, 100)alter database myDatabase set recovery fullgo

View logical log filename and physical location for MS SQL database files

View logical log filename and physical location (current DB only).select physical_name from sys.database_files where type = 1 View logical log filename for all DBs: select a.name, b.name as ‘Logical filename’, b.filename from sys.sysdatabases ainner join sys.sysaltfiles bon a.dbid = b.dbid where fileid = 2

AWS Elastic Load Balancing

Elastic Load Balancing provides round robin web call distribution across a set of identical web instances. In addition to ease of administration it keeps an eye on the health of instances in the pool and auto routes traffic around any problem instances that show up. Here is the summary from Amazon. Elastic Load Balancing – […]