In Visual FoxPro, Using 32-bit ODBC Drivers on 64-bit Windows

Posted by in Database, FoxPro on 24. Nov, 2010 | 30 Comments

Notes to my future self on how to get 32-bit ODBC drivers installed on 64-bit Windows.

Southwest Fox 2010 Recap

Posted by in Community Relations, Database, FoxPro, Other on 25. Oct, 2010 | 1 Comment

Southwest Fox 2010 has come and gone. Here’s my take.

The Upgrade Trail from Visual FoxPro to Silverlight is Getting Blazed

Posted by in C#, Database, FoxPro, Other, Web on 23. Aug, 2010 | 1 Comment

If you’re interested in upgrading to Silverlight, Southwest Fox Conference is the place to go.

On VFP and MySql ConnectionStrings

Posted by in Database, FoxPro on 30. Nov, 2009 | 10 Comments

I’ve begun doing some preliminary data warehousing of VFP data into MySql in order to test the speed, similar to what I did a few posts back with Advantage Database Server. Since MySql can’t just use VFP tables the way Advantage can, I created a script to manually load the already extracted and transformed data […]

Results of In-Depth Testing of Visual Foxpro vs. Advantage Database Server

Posted by in Database, FoxPro on 19. Nov, 2009 | 4 Comments

I was able to spend quite a bit of time configuring a copy of Advantage Database Server (ADS), and then running a series of tests to compare its performance against native Visual Foxpro (VFP). For the ADS, I created a new database on the server and pointed it at a folder of VFP tables. I […]