Export SQL as Insert Statements

Sometimes you just want to dump the contents of a database table as a series of insert statements. Many DBMSes can do this, in fact I do it with MySQL all the time. But it seems Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Manager can’t do it. Oh you can export the create table statement. But that’s it. Why? It seems like a glaring omission. Almost like good old Microsoft is trying to make it as difficult as possible to migrate your data to another DBMS. So stupid. But we will always find a way… so I wrote an ASP script that’ll do what I needed. Here it is for you to use.

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Once In a Life Time Chance to See David Suzuki

I just had the once in a lifetime opportunity to see David Suzuki talk at one of his stops in his “If YOU were Prime Minister…â€? tour in my home city. David Suzuki is a very passionate and inspiring speaker; he spoke of humanity’s origins and how we have lived on this planet for the last 150,000 years and what our current effects are on the planet. He went over the current issues surrounding global warming as well as some of the data and research backing it up. He discussed a very important study by a prominent economist which presented evidence that the cost to the world of preventing global warming would only be 1% of our GDP, but the cost of doing nothing would be more than world war 1 and 2 combined and it would put us into a depression like we’ve never seen in human history.

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Basic Computer Care

Every first time computer buyer or any individual who wants to start learning how to take care of their computer and prevent or fix problems should read this simple computer care article. A great first step for beginners.

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Microsoft Stomps on the Little Guy with IE7

It only took me a few minutes of using Internet Explorer 7 yesterday to discover that the biggest problem with it, from my perspective, is actually a “feature”. For websites using a self signed or shared SSL certificate, IE7 is going to remove users from the webpage in order to present them with a big intimidating warning about the certificate having problems.

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Don’t Work Forever – Get A Retirement Plan

Most people don’t want to work forever, but many of you are on track to do just that. It’s never too soon to start saving and investing for retirement- and good news… it’s never too late either! Saving for retirement is one of those things that sounds like a huge stressful, complicated thing that requires […]

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Types of Investments Explained

For those of us who are new to all this investing stuff, knowing what types of investments are out there, what they are, and what the pros and cons are of each can be extremely helpful. But so many sites were over my head when I first started learning. So, based on my own information, […]

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Wise Use of Credit Cards

Credit cards are one of the slippery slopes that get people into the most trouble with their finances. It comes from forgetting that the limit on your credit card is not actually money you have- it’s negative money if you use it. A second common way of thinking that gets people into trouble is the […]

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Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps to Get Debt Free

Dave Ramsey is a financial radio talk show host, who some people call a guru. He coaches his listeners on how to get debt free and take charge of their money. His website: www.daveramsey.com has lots of information and tools to help you, and you can listen to his 3 hour radio program daily, live […]

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Debt – What, Why, and How to Get Free

You and I both know the truth: our society is obsessed with “stuff”. The signals we get bombarded with daily try to convince us that we can’t be happy, successful or fulfilled unless we have all the cars, gadgets, clothes, vacations, lobster and other “bling” that we think we want. To fund this lifestyle, many […]

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