Category Archives: SQL Server

FREE E-LEARNING: What’s New in Microsoft SQL Server 2008

While catching up on 2 months worth of email & blogs I came across this free e-learning.  If you go to the SQL Server 2008 – Learning Portal you will find a link to Collection 6187: What’s New in Microsoft … Continue reading

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Installing SQL Server Management Studio when you already have Management Studio Express installed!!!

Argh, I just beat my head against a wall trying to do this for the last couple hours:(.  After a bit of web searching, I finally found this.  So if you try to run the SQL Server 2005 installer to … Continue reading

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WEBCAST FOLLOW UP: What’s New in SQL Server 2008 for Developers

Thanks to everyone who attended.  Jack’s deck is available here.  I’ve asked Jack to come back and do some code focused deeper dives on the foundational topics he covered today.  Stay tuned in the coming months for announcements.  I’ve added … Continue reading

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WEBCAST: What New in SQL Server 2008 for Developers

Jack Bradham will be presenting on my behalf.  I’ll be on the webcast to introduce Jack and help out.  I’m looking forward to this one myself:). September 18th 2:00P-3:30P EST (11:00A-12:30P PST) This session will present new features in SQL … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2008 July CTP

Hot off the presses.  You can download it and get more details at https://connect.microsoft.com/SQLServer/content/content.aspx?ContentID=5395.  The SQL team has put together a really helpful page that shows you a diagram of what’s new: When you click on a box in each … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2008 webcasts

I’m getting ready to dig into SQL Server 2008 a bit over the next few months.  While I was surfing around looking for what’s available, I came across some recorded on demand webcasts at https://connect.microsoft.com/SQLServer/content/content.aspx?ContentID=5553.  The page says there are … Continue reading

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