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Best Database Article of October 2016

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Each month at CodeProject we gather together the best of the articles submitted the previous month and ask our readers to choose the best of the best. Entry is automatic - just submit you articke and we'll do the rest.

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Current Entries

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27 Oct 2016Vikas Sharma
In this article, we will focus on aggregation pipeline. I'll try to cover each major section of it using simple examples. We will be writing mongo shell commands to perform aggregation.
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4 Nov 2016Wendelius
Few CLR procedure concepts to write into a file from SQL Server database
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13 Oct 2016Wendelius
A little tip on how to format repeating values in SQL output using LAG function
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3 Oct 2016Fred Song (Melbourne)
In this article I talk about how to use ASP.NET Core MVC, Fluent NHibernate and Angular JS to implement a CRUD SPA (Single Page Application).
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27 Oct 2016Shashangka Shekhar
In this article, we will focus on how to enable CORS in ASP.NET Core application, get knowledge about CORS policy how we can share resource through different origin.
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31 Oct 2016Chris Maunder
Timing SQL calls with millisecond accuracy
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4 Oct 2016Martin Lachman
How to create a system on MS SQL Server for detection of actual changed records in a database table.
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18 Oct 2016Wendelius
Discussion and a few approaches to restrict logging into SQL Server using a logon trigger or into a database by using a specific procedure
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2 Oct 2016dileep
This post explains how to implement CRUD Operations in the MongoDB by using C#.
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19 Oct 2016Manjuke Fernando
Always encrypted feature in SQL Server 2016
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28 Oct 2016Pavel Sinkevich
If data source is populated manually, there is a typical problem: a mix of visually similar Cyrillic and Latin letters. This tip describes how to fix it.
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7 Oct 2016Paulo Uechi
Uechi APM Web is an APM (Application Performance Management) Open Source Server Performance Monitor written and developed in Java and C # for all Linux and Windows platforms. The Uechi.APM.Web offers a complete resource for unlimited monitoring servers in real time. Have full control of the CPU cons
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14 Oct 2016George MVC Study
How to use ODP.NET user defined type feature
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16 Oct 2016Z Kavtaskin
How to create a Custom Key Store Provider for SQL Always Encrypted (Without Key Vault Example PoC)
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23 Oct 2016Matthew So (Hong Kong)
A task processing server with RDLC Implementation and extensible to customized handlers
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24 Oct 2016Kelum Priyadarshane
This project developed using combination of Entity Framework 6.0 + Code First Approach + Web API 2 + Repository Pattern + ASP.NET MVC 5 + SQL Server 2012 + Unit of Work Testing + Bootstrap.
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4 Dec 2016Manjuke Fernando
It's very important to know what sort of JOINs are available in SQL Server and where exactly we can use them, in order to produce accurate results.
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1 Oct 2016Suvendu Shekhar Giri
Enhancement on dropping an object with check for existence in SQL Server 2016
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15 Oct 2016 Saineshwar Bageri
In this article we are going to have a look on how to secure WEBAPI.
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27 Oct 2016syed shanu
Tutorial for creating a simple web based Hotel Room Booking System using MVC, AngularJS, and WebAPI
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20 Nov
How to build the SPA for enterprise application using Angular2 and WebApi (RESTful)
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27 Oct 2016Eduardo Mireles
POOV is a programming technique for object-oriented languages developed in MIRA Software Factory by Ing. Eduardo Mireles and experts programmers. It facilitates coding software solutions.
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9 Oct 2016Md._Mehedi_Hasan
CRUD operation in .net MVC using Stored Procedure for Single and List Object Data along with SQL Transaction.
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20 Oct 2016Bryan Kowalchuk
The two most common database lookup table patterns are examined
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4 Oct 2016Wendelius
Few tips for connecting to an SQL Server instance using DAC
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24 Oct 2016Aless Alessio
Use the OLE Automation Procedures to retrieve data from a Web Service and parse the JSON response into a table format
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19 Oct 2016Rion Williams
How to access SQL from Entity Framework Code Queries in ASP.NET core
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28 May
In this article, we will see how to use multi-languages(i18n) in angular2
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4 Jul
This tip explains how we should structure our project folder
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10 Oct 2016Mahmoud Samir Fayed
Simple database application for Desktop and Android written in the Ring Programming Language
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25 Oct 2016Rahul_Biswas
A simple explanation of the recursive CTE concept of T-SQL
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15 Jun
In this article, we will why and why not using DI & IoC from my real situation.I did not tell you that DI is not good. From my view, each tech has it own pros and cons. So It is better if we know when we can use which techs for our business.

Current Participants

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Technical Lead
India India
Microsoft Most Valuable Professional
Code Project Most Valuable Author
C# Corner Most Valuable Professional

I am Senior Technical lead Working on.Net Web Technology
ASP.NET MVC,.Net Core,ASP.NET CORE, C#, SQL Server, MYSQL, MongoDB, Windows
Software Developer (Senior)
Ireland Ireland
I am an Informatics Engineer with a University Degree in Informatics Engineering and a PhD in Information Engineering.
I have more than 9 years of working experience ICT (from Development to Team Leader) with and In-depth technical / IT know-how.
Practical competences in development, analysis and project management in terms of coordination and content.

Keywords / Skill Set
C# 7.0, NET Core, ASP NET Core, EF Core; HTML(5), CSS(3), Typescript, JavaScript, jQuery,Telerik Kendo, AngularJS, SignalR; MVC, MVVM; SQL, T-SQL, Sql Server; Azure cloud based services, Amazon Web Services
Relevant Web Applications / Tools:
Visual Studio 2017, SQL Server 2016; TFS, Git

Languages: Italian (mother tongue), English (fluent).


1998 – 2004, University Of Siena (IT), Tuscany

BSc in Informatics Engineering

2004 – 2007, Superior School of Doctorate, University of Siena (IT), Tuscany

PhD in Information Engineering
Web Developer
Canada Canada
Bryan Kowalchuk is a Lead Developer/Architect working in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

Bryan has been developing large systems using Microsoft technologies for over 15 years in aerospace, legal, financial and logistics industries.
Founder CodeProject
Canada Canada
Current passion project: CodeProject.AI Server. Please join in!

Chris is the Co-founder of the popular code-sharing site, the digital advertising agency and the content marketing agency ContentLab.IO.

He's been programming way too long and has been, in various guides, an astrophysicist, mechanic, mathematician, physicist, breeder of carnivorous plants, hydrologist, geomorphologist, defence intelligence researcher and then, when all that got a bit rough on the nerves, a serial entrepreneur.

Chris has programmed everything from FORTRAN on a CRAY to Python on a Pi, but generally leans on TypeScript, C#, and SQL for the front, middle and back bits of his applications. His current focus is on ensuring developers know enough about Artificial Intelligence to be dangerous.
United States United States
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Systems Engineer MIRA
Mexico Mexico
Mireles Applications Software Factory
Software Developer (Senior)
Australia Australia
Fred is a senior software developer who lives in Melbourne, Australia. In 1993, he started Programming using Visual C++, Visual Basic, Java, and Oracle Developer Tools. From 2003, He started with .Net using C#, and then expertise .Net development.

Fred is often working with software projects in different business domains based on different Microsoft Technologies like SQL-Server, C#, VC++, ASP.NET, ASP.Net MVC, WCF,WPF, Silverlight, .Net Core and Angular, although he also did some development works on IBM AS400.
Software Developer
Canada Canada
I am working with ASP.NET related technologies.
Software Developer (Senior) OCBC Bank Singapore
Singapore Singapore
Blog -
Portfolio -
Software Developer (Senior)
Turkey Turkey
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Technical Lead Air Liquide Industrial Services (Singapore)
Singapore Singapore
My passion lies in building business intelligence and data-based solutions, writing about things I work with and talking about it. New technologies relevant to my line of work interest me and I am often seen playing with early releases of such technologies.

My current role involves architecting and building a variety of data solutions, providing database maintenance and administration support, building the organization’s data practice, and training and mentoring peers.

My aspiration over the next several years is to achieve higher competency and recognition in the field of Data Analytics and move into a career of data science.

Specialities: SQL Server, T-SQL Development, SQL Server Administration, SSRS, SSIS, C#, ASP.Net, Crystal Reports
Software Developer (Senior)
Czech Republic Czech Republic
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Founder Software Force
Hong Kong Hong Kong
I am always interested in finding innovative ways for building better applications and founded a technology company since 2003. Welcome to exchange any idea with you and if I am not too busy before deadline of projects, I will reply your emails. Also, if you willing to pay for consulting works and customized software development, you can leave me message.
Software Developer
Bangladesh Bangladesh
Worked on ASP.NET MVC, AngularJS, jQuery, T-SQL, LINQ, Kendo UI, SQL Server, Bootstrap. Working on web based application development and fully concentrated on both client side and server side programming.
Brazil Brazil

Architect specialist technology company, 20 years of experience in software development, working on various technology platforms, high languages and low-level, structured and oriented.


(JAVA/C#/C++/VB.NET/VB 6.0/ ASP.NET / HTML5 / jQuery / MVC / RIA / WCF / WPF / XNA / JSP/ Servlets/ Struts/ Struts2/ JDBC/ SOA /PHP / LUA / Ruby / XML / ASP 3.0 / Silverlight / Frameworks 1.0/1.1/2.0/.3.5/4.0/4.5)
(VS.NET 2003/2005/2008/2010/2012/2013 MS E Blend/VS 6-5/VSS/TFS/SVN/ Eclipse / Netbeans / Rational)
(PL-SQL / DTS / LINQ / SQL Server / Sybase / Oracle / MySQL / Postrgree / Informix / CrystalReports / MS Reporting Service)
Belarus Belarus
T-SQL developer, SSIS developer, C# developer. Have experience in .Net development, minor experience in web development (ASP.NET, Sharepoint).
Microsoft certification in MS SQL Server 2008 development.
Most recent experience with MS SQL Server 2012, SSIS 2012.
Database Developer
India India
Rahul Biswas is a MSBI developer with 8+ years of industry experience. He is currently employed with a Fortune500 IT MNC. His expertise covers T-SQL, SSIS, SSAS and SSRS.
Software Developer (Senior)
United States United States
An experienced Software Developer and Graphic Designer with an extensive knowledge of object-oriented programming, software architecture, design methodologies and database design principles. Specializing in Microsoft Technologies and focused on leveraging a strong technical background and a creative skill-set to create meaningful and successful applications.

Well versed in all aspects of the software development life-cycle and passionate about embracing emerging development technologies and standards, building intuitive interfaces and providing clean, maintainable solutions for even the most complex of problems.
Software Developer (Senior) s3 Innovate Pte Ltd
Bangladesh Bangladesh
Hi, I am Shashangka Shekhar,

Working with Microsoft Technologies. Since March 2011, it was my first step to working with Microsoft Technologies, achieved bachelor’s degree on Computer Science from State University of Bangladesh(Dhaka). Have 10+ years of professional experience, currently working as Senior Software Engineer at s3 Innovate Pte Ltd.

I believe in desire of learning & also love to be a part of .Net Community by sharing knowledge’s.
Software Developer
India India
This member has not yet provided a Biography. Assume it's interesting and varied, and probably something to do with programming.
Team Leader
India India
Microsoft MVP | Code Project MVP | CSharp Corner MVP | Author | Blogger and always happy to Share what he knows to others. MyBlog

My Interview on Microsoft TechNet Wiki Ninja Link
Vietnam Vietnam
I have more than 8 years in web development for multiple types of applications (ERP, Education System, ...).
I usually organize training/ coaching on specified topic (such as: RESTful/ WebApi, Angular2, BEM, LESS, SASS, EF, NodeJs ....). Please contact me on Skype (tranthanhtu83) or email ( if need.
For more information about me, Please visit
Software Developer (Senior)
India India
I am currently working as a Senior Software Engineer in Quovantis Technologies and have an experience of more than 4 years in C#.Net. I have my graduation in Bachelor of Computer Applications and hold a diploma in Software Engineering GNIIT from NIIT.
I am very passionate about programming, love to learn new technology and believe in sharing knowledge.
My work experience includes Development of Enterprise Applications using C#,.Net,Sql Server,AngularJS and Javascript.
Europe Europe
Biography provided
United Kingdom United Kingdom
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  1. The contest period covers the the first day of the month 12AM US Eastern Standard Time and ends the final day of the month at 11:59:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time. All entries must be submitted during this period in order to qualify.
  2. Entries must be an article, or blog entry.
  3. With the exception of the Everything Else category, the article must be tagged with at least one of the tags corresponding to that competition's category (for example, to enter the C# Competition you would need to tag your article with a C# tag).
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  6. Articles may only be considered for a single category. If an article is eligible for multiple categories (for example, it pertains to both the C# and Web Dev categories), CodeProject editors and judges will decide which category the article shall be entered in.
  7. No author can be nominated twice in the same category.
  8. If an author writes has two separate articles, each article may be considered in their respective categories provided none of the aforementioned rules are broken. For example, if an author wrote two separate articles, one related to C# and one related to VB.NET, the author and articles could be nominated in the C# and VB.NET competitions, respectively.
  9. In the event an author wins multiple competitions, and repeat, identical prizes, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  10. In the event an article has multiple authors and/or contributors, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  11. In the event of a tie, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  12. Multiple votes from the same IP will be automatically disqualified.
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