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IIS7 dynamic compression doesn't compress JSON by default

Enabling dynamic and static compression in IIS7 is easy, well-documented, and beneficial for performance in almost every scenario. However, compression of JSON data is not enabled by default. Here's how to enable it:

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SQL Server Query Notification

We recently tried using SQL Server Query Notification (aka SQL Cache Dependency) for something much more involved than the usual “lookup table” (using it to send relevant data updates from a large OLTP system into a secondary...

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HTML5 is closer than you might think!

My associate Bill King pointed me to the fact that HTML5 is in many ways "already here". In my browsing, some industry person stated that it won’t be an official spec until 2022......but important elements of it are already...

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