Schemas and SQL Server 2005

Here it is 2012 already and I am just starting to play with schemas in SQL 2005. Anyway, follow the directions below to just start using a Schema as a container or namespace for your objects. Create a Role “schema_owner” and set the owner to dbo. Create schema “myschema” and set the owner to “schema_owner”.  I personally used the same… Read more →

Desktop MOTD

“Try it, You’ll like it” says the wife.   “Download it, use it.” says the developer “What is it?  Why should I?” says the visitor Get it here. Well, it is a small application that I wrote to write messages onto your desktop picture.  I wanted to see bible verses on my desktop that would rotate at some interval.  To Use:… Read more →

Akismet: The WordPress AntiSpam Solution

I’ve installed Akismet, then found out for it to work, you need an API key.  Well, I now have the API key, now to see if this thing works. Edit:  Well, it seems to be working.  If a blucastle blogger is interested in it, activate the plugin.  Then go over to and create an account.  You don’t have to… Read more →

YMMV: miles or words

A certain somebody has worn out his LifeType blog and needed me to 'check' it out.  Well, I'm kicking the tires, checking the radio…   seems to be working…  On the flip side, I have put over7,500 miles on my motorcycle.  Lately I've been putting somewhere around 60 to 70 miles on it every day.  On most days, the roads are… Read more →