Community Interaction Hour

Community is paramount to Microsoft as a company and as a technology. Community is the reason why Microsoft is able to build better products that are more developer friendly and tuned to customer needs..
To listen to community feedback and act on it, we are launching "Community Interaction Hour".. this is basically an hour (or more as needed) every month when the community team will be available online to chat with community members. The chat is focussed on discussing and sharing our experiences in the community and help each other grow. The chats will be conducted once a month on 2nd Tuesday of every month (i.e. 12 April, 10 May, 14 June, 12 July..) from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM... If the question is why only once a month - We are starting with once a month for now. If community wants more such chats we will increase the frequency as well..
to participate you just need to point your browser to: and start chatting... (you will need a passport login to login into the chat.. you don't need to have a hotmail/msn email ID to have a passport account... any email ID e.g. or can be registered as passport login by going to
for the developers and other technology professionals who want to find guidance on how to participate in community activities, it will an ideal platform to reach out to. Moreover, you can get to know about the people who are active in the community in your region.
If you have a suggestion to make or share your opinion on something on Microsoft we are listening to you!
This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.


MVP_mayank said…
This is tangential, but a fun SQL Server trick.

1) Build a C++ program to update table X. Table X should have a float column named Y, and an index on this column.

2) Calculate in your program a new row, such that Y=1/0. Catch the error, and insert that data anyway.

3) Select * from X

4) Watch SQL Server crash (no, not your app or query analyzer or whatever, but the server itself)

I reported this error about 5 years ago, and it’s still there last I checked.
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