Microsoft TechEd turns 20 with the SQL Server Team on hand to celebrate! 

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It has been 20 years since Microsoft started TechEd to provide hands on training from Microsoft experts across current and soon-to-release products, solutions and services. The event has grown to become Microsoft’s premier technology conference for IT Pros and Developers, and to mark our 20th year we are really excited to be presenting an awesome Read more

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TechEd’s Just Around the Corner – Immerse yourself in the Data Platform 

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We are also very excited to announce two SQL Server pre-conference seminars: Pre-conference: Using BISM Tabular in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2012 Microsoft SQL Server 2012 introduced new BI Services, like Power View and the BI Semantic Model (BISM) in Analysis Services, which offers two types of models, Tabular and Multidimensional. The Tabular model Read more

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Master Data Services – What’s the big deal? 

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Hi Kirk Haselden here. I’m the product unit manager for Master Data Services. I’m responsible for the master data management strategy, team and product delivery at Microsoft. I manage the day to day aspects of the team, drive execution and overall product development. I have written two technical references for SAMS press on Integration Services, Read more

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TechEd 2009 – New SQL Server Innovations 

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At TechEd 2009 in Los Angeles, Microsoft today announced new innovations from the SQL Server team. The next release, SQL Server 2008 R2 (formerly SQL Server ‘Kilimanjaro’), will include a new feature: Master Data Services (MDS). In addition to SQL Server 2008 R2, Microsoft is talking about a new technology for low latency complex event Read more

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SQL Server 2008 tops TechEd 2008 IT Pro conference 

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On the heels of last week’s successful TechEd 2008 for Developers, SQL Server 2008 was again well received at the second half of TechEd 2008 devoted to IT Pros. Over 8,786 customers, partners, press, and staff attended last the IT Pro week long event. Microsoft Senior VP of Server & Tools Bob Muglia kicked off Read more

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Pitney Bowes stamps SQL Server 2008 

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Pitney Bowes and Microsoft launched an awareness campaign that boasts collaborations and partnerships between our companies.  Murray Martin, President and CEO of Pitney Bowes, outlined several key initiatives (listed below), but one of particular interest is the new SQL Server 2008 commemorative stamp. Read more

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SQL Server 2008 RC0 now available for subscribers 

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On the heels of TechEd 2008 for Developers ending on Friday, we are happy to announce that SQL Server 2008 RC0 has been made available for early download by MSDN and TechNet Plus subscribers. RC0 is the final step before SQL Server 2008 RTMs in Q3 of this year. After logging into their respective accounts, Read more

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‘Beyond Heroes’ – Behind the scenes with SQL Server 2008 at TechEd 2008 

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Developers were treated to a first hand look at what is possible using Microsoft’s Data Platform technologies. SQL Server 2008, the Microsoft Sync Framework and the new SQL Server Data Services cloud storage were featured in Bill Gate’s keynote on Tuesday. Technical Fellow, Dave Campbell, took the audience for a tour around a 3-part data Read more

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