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How To Enable CLR on a Microsoft SQL 2005 Server

A while back I worked for a small hosting firm that focused on Microsoft products. As part of my responsibilities I wrote a great deal of documentation for them for a variety of tasks - some basic, some more advanced and problematic. Anyway I was pleased to see today that these tutorials are still published on their site. Follow this link, for instance, to read an instructional guide on how to enable CLR with MSSQL 2005 .

Rackspace Still Offers Free Cloud Servers - With a Few Strings

A few years back - around 2011, Redhat released a Free Cloud server tier to compete with Amazon EC2's offering (IMHO this was an attempt by the big boys to try to annihilate the downside of the market). While EC2 continues to offer free tiny servers, Rackspace bowed out; their minimum offering these days is somewhere around $16 / month. I came across some references to Rackspace continuing to offer free services, b ut this time only to OSS developers . The benefits are great for those who qualify; while it sounds somewhat flexible no doubt depending on the marketing gains to attracting a big name project, even somewhat niche projects are being offered $2000/month in free services . That buys a lot of muscle for the smart consumer. Jesse Noller is the man with the hookup. Send him an email to see what you can get if you meet the requirements.