February 13, 2001

Understanding IIS Isolation Levels

Internet Information Server introduced the notion “Isolation Level”, which is also present in IIS4 under a different name. IIS5 supports three isolation levels, that you can set from the Home

Using Precompiled Headers

Many compilers have a special switch for precompiled headers. A precompiled header is a binary file containing intermediate code that is the result of preprocessing and compiling an ordinary header

Comma Separated Expressions in Function Calls

Can you tell the difference between the following function calls? f(a,b);g((a,b)); // how many arguments are being passed to g? In the first example, the function f() is called with

What is a NaN?

Due to hardware limitations and the finite nature of computer arithmetic, certain numeric values cannot be represented properly. These values include infinity, negative infinity, and so on. The limits of

Retrieving Drive Names

To retrieve drive names from a system, use the static method listRoots in java.io.File package. It will return the all-available drive present in the system. This method will be useful

Using Addbatch and Executebatch

If you insert/update/delete multiple times to the database, you canimprove performance by using the addbatch and executebatch methods of statement objects. One drawback about using this method is that it