Monthly Archives: June 2010

Ciphers and Cryptographic Hashes

The System.Security.Cryptography namespace supports a variety of cryptographic services to encrypt and decrypt data, create one-way hashes, authenticate messages and generate random numbers. One way hashes, which can take variable length data and convert it into fixed length binary sequences, … Continue reading

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Using Full-text Search in a C# Windows Forms program

This example will will use the same “msnotes” database as before and combine the earlier Full-text search example with DataGridView example to create a Windows Form program which implements free form text search of a database, displaying the results in … Continue reading

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Setting up and using Full Text Search in SQL Server 2008

The Full-text search feature of SQL Server provides a fast means of searching unstructured text and binary formatted text such as Word documents. A major enhancement in SQL Server 2008 is indexes are stored inside database filegroups, rather than the … Continue reading

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