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Top Contributors Awards! 27 Oct 2014

Using XML Serialization with C# and SQL Server

Serialization is the process of converting an object into a stream of bytes in order to store the object or transmit it to memory, a database, or a file. Its main purpose is to save the state of an object in order to be able to recreate it when needed. [MSDN] 
The reverse process is called deserialization.
While Serialization is mostly known for data transmission, usually to web services, there are situations where serialized objects needs to be passed to SQL server to be processed and saved. In this article, 2 scenarios where XML Serialization can be used together with SQL server shall be demonstrated.
This article is also available on the Microsoft TechNet Wiki. This article was also selected for The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (October 2014)
IntroductionSerialization is the process of converting an object into a stream of bytes in order to store the object or transmit it to memory, a database, or a file. Its main purpose is to save the state of an object in order to be able to re…

Microsoft Azure Technical Guru - September 2014

The article Predictive Analytics with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning won the Gold Medal for the Microsoft Azure category of the Microsoft Azure Technical Guru - September 2014.


Link to award: http://blogs.technet.com/b/wikininjas/archive/2014/10/16/the-microsoft-technet-guru-awards-september-2014.aspx

Top Contributors Awards! 12 Oct 2014

The Top Contributor Awards for this week is out! This week I won the Most Updated Article Award!

TN Wiki Top Contributors Awards - Most Updated Article Award - 12 Oct 2014

Creating and Querying Microsoft Azure DocumentDB

DocumentDB is the latest storage option added to Microsoft Azure.
It is a no-sql storage service that stores JSON documents natively and provides indexing capabilities along with other interesting features.

This article is available available on theMicrosoft Technet Wiki. This article was highlighted in theTop Contributor awardson the 12th of October 2014. This article was highlighted in the TNWiki Article Spotlight. This article was highlighted in the The Microsoft TechNet Guru Awards! (October 2014).


DocumentDB is the latest storage option added to Microsoft Azure.
It is a no-sql storage service that stores JSON documents natively and provides indexing capabilities along with other interesting features.
This wiki shall introduce you to this new service.

Setting up a Microsoft Azure DocumentDBGo to the new Microsoft Azure Portal. https://portal.azure.com/ 


 Click on New > DocumentDB


Enter A Database ID and hit Create!