[Webcast] SQL Server 2012: The Database Engine

– Celebrating 250.000+ Visits! – SQL Server 2012 shipped with a plethora of useful new features. In this webcast we will see the majority of the Database Engine features. To this end, we are going to see enhancements that fall into the following SQL Server areas: High Availability Manageability Enhancements Programmability Performance & Scalability Security … Read more…

Webcast: Introducing SQL Server “Denali” (CTP1)

Hello and Happy New Year 2011! Wishing all the best, always in good health! Microsoft has recently released CTP1 of SQL Server 2011 codenamed “Denali“. This new version of SQL Server Server introduces many new features that increase productivity and reduce the development and administration effort. One of my main observations is that there is … Read more…

Webcast on SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Enhancements Now Publicly Available!

A few days ago I delivered a Live Webcast on Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Programmability and more specifically on T-SQL Enhancements. During the Webcast I talked about the following SQL Server 2008 Programmability features: Variables Declaration and Initialization Compound Assignment Operators Large UDTs DATE, TIME, DATETIME2 New & Enhanced Functions supporting DATETIME2 Precision Table Value … Read more…

Live Webcast Announcement – SQL Server 2008 Programmability

One of the things that inspires me the most in SQL Server, is the continuous enhancement of its programmability features like Data Access (Entity Framework and Data Services support), Visual Studio Integration, LINQ, Sync Framework, Project “Velocity” and of course, T-SQL Enhancements. So I think that it is time for a Live Webcast! On Wednesday, … Read more…