Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Computing.Net - A batch file for rename

Computing.Net - A batch file for rename
You can do a substring in a batch file in the following way:
echo %filename:~3,9% - this will echo the variable filename starting at character 3 and going through character 9

This can be combined with the for /f command or a utility like fart.exe to do some really neat stuff :)

Macworld: News: IBM runs frozen chip at 500GHz

Macworld: News: IBM runs frozen chip at 500GHz

Zaaaaaaoooooowweeeeeeee. That's fast.
Think of all the rediculous things that Microsoft could do in Word if they had 500 - 1000 Giga-Hertz to play with. ;)

Minimally Logged Operations in SQL Server

I'm posting this mostly so I can find it later :) The following article has a great table that defines when operations will be minimall...