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Re: Newbie Confused - where to start?

Subject: Re: Newbie Confused - where to start?
From: Joe Webb
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 07:20:39 -0600
Newsgroups: microsoft.public.sqlserver.notificationsvcs
I agree with CoreyB. SQLNS as a technology, can seem to be a bit
overwhelming and confusing at first. But once you get your head around
it and its basic concepts, it starts to click and make sense. 

Keep it at! It's a good technology.

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On Wed, 15 Mar 2006 12:01:41 -0600, "Vadim Rapp"
<[email protected]> wrote:

> C> But to answer your questions - to build a NS instance & application,
> C> you will need to create (or copy & modify from the samples) two XML
> C> files.  One called an Instance configuration file (ICF) and the other
> C> called an application definition file (ADF).  The ICF contains
> C> information about the machine, and other "instance-level" type things.
> C> "Instance" here does not mean the same as a SQL Instance, so be aware
> C> of that.  The ADF contains info about the subscriptions, notifications,
> C> events, etc.
>
>much thanks, in a nutshel, that's what I was looking for.
>
> C> If you have some $$ to buy some books, I would also recommend Joe
> C> Webb's "Rational Guide to SQL Server Notification Services" (written
> C> for SQL 2000, but shows the concepts well) (
> C> 
>http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0972688811/102-6274694-7676152?v=glance&n=283155
> C> ) and also Shyam Pather's "Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Notification
> C> Services" (
> C> 
>http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0672327791/qid=1142438442/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/102-6274694-7676152?s=books&v=glance&n=283155
> C> ).  I have read most of Joe's book and some of Shyam's book, and they
> C> are both great resources.
>
>Yep, I already spotted them and even ordered in the interlibrary loan of my 
>local library ;-)
>
>Vadim Rapp 

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