Will "the Mighty" Strohl

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My name is Will Strohl. I'm a former employee of DNN Corp., a leader, personal branding expert, technologist, gamer, and more...

Thoughts and Review of the OPASS Meeting

In order to round myself out, and spread the DotNetNuke and ODUG word, I attend other user group meetings and events.  Last night, I went to the OPASS meeting.

Does DNN Support SQL Server 2008?

I ran into something of a usability issue when installing a fresh copy of DNN 4.09.00...

HOW TO: Compare Values in NTEXT Field

If you have ever spent any amount of time writing T-SQL, you have likely at some point come across the need to write a query that needs to check or compare the value in an NTEXT field. Prior to SQL Server 2005, that wasn't possible. Here is how to do it now...

SQL Saturday was great!

Well, I just got back home from SQL Saturday in Heathrow, FL. It was a really great event! For it being the first one, it was well organized and had a great array of topics.

A Few Quick and Common SQL Server Programming Tips

There are great many things that we realize we take for granted when hand-coding database updates. For instance, in the SQL Server Management Studio (or Enterprise Manager), we often right-click something and then let a wizard walk us through some steps and... POOF! Your database is updated!

HOW TO: Kill Processes (Sessions) on SQL Server Using T-SQL

If you are anything like me, you always want to find the most efficient way to do something. For instance, you cannot restore a database without first stopping all of the processes that are currently running under the database. Here is where a neat little snippet might be useful to you!