Fixing the DFS Namespace service

After you install Active Directory on Windows Server 2008 R2, you may start seeing the following error message after the server boots : The DFS Namespace service could not initialize cross forest trust information on this domain controller, but it will periodically retry the operation. The return code is in the record data. This occurs […]

Storing IPv4 Addresses for Performance

When designing tables, it is important to take into consideration the impact that your choice of columns and its data types will have on performance. The list of data types available has also been growing, making design choices even more difficult. Often real world data is not optimized for performance and it is necessary to […]

Determining the Order of ASP.NET MasterPage and Page Events

Anyone who is a regular ASP.NET developer is likely familiar with the ASP.NET Page LifeCycle diagram┬áthat Kris van der Mast┬áposted on his blog more then 3 years ago. It is indisputably the best reference when trying to determine where to insert your code in the life cycle of your pages. There is however a lack […]