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Get Ready for SQL Server 2008 Virtual Conference – Jan 24, 2008

Posted by denglishbi on January 4, 2008

Just read about this event in Chris Webb’s blog and wanted to pass it along.

http://events.unisfair.com/index.jsp?eid=157&seid=291&code=solidqsig

 

Get Ready for SQL Server 2008 Virtual Event Agenda

11:00 am–12:00 pm EST
Get Ready for SQL Server 2008

12:15 pm–1:30 pm EST
ADMIN TRACK: Performance Tuning: What’s Between Index Internals, Isolation Levels, Locking and the Consistency of Reads
Itzik Ben-Gan, Solid Quality Mentors

BI TRACK: Reporting Services with SQL Server 2008 + Integration with MOSS
Andy Potter, Microsoft .NET Consultants

DEVELOPER TRACK:Developing Data-Centric Applications with SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008
Ken Spencer, Solid Quality Mentors

1:45 pm-2:45 pm EST
Sponsored Technology Sessions

3:00 pm–4:15 pm EST
ADMIN TRACK:SQL Server Virtualization
Michael Otey, SQL Server Magazine

BI TRACK: Getting a Handle on Data Cleansing in SSIS
Erik Veerman, Solid Quality Mentors

DEVELOPER TRACK: Language-Integrated Query
Michael Otey, SQL Server Magazine

Get Ready for SQL Server 2008
Learn how to prepare for an upgrade to SQL Server 2008, including preparing your infrastructure and planning the integration with Office applications, including Office PerformancePoint Server and SharePoint 2007.

ADMIN TRACK: Performance Tuning: What’s Between Index internals, Isolation Levels, Locking and the Consistency of Reads
Itzik Ben-Gan, Solid Quality Mentors
To improve SQL Server database performance, learn how reads behave in different scenarios and the consistency level that you should expect in each scenario.

BI TRACK: Reporting Services with SQL Server 2008 + Integration with MOSS
Andy Potter, Microsoft .NET Consultants
Find out how SQL Server Reporting Services for SQL Server 2008 will offer new power and benefits to SQL Server professionals, including integration with SharePoint Server.

DEVELOPER TRACK: Developing Data-Centric Applications with SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008
Ken Spencer, Solid Quality Mentors
Find out how SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008 will offer developers a comprehensive programming framework for developing data-centric solutions that access data from any source and improve developer productivity.

ADMIN TRACK: SQL Server Virtualization
Michael Otey, SQL Server Magazine
Learn how virtualization technologies can benefit the database platform, and how to plan, deploy, and manage a virtual environment for SQL Server.

BI TRACK: Building an SSIS Framework
Erik Veerman, Solid Quality Mentors
In the ever-increasing world of data and integration, it is rare to find pure data.  Most data sources have missing values, typographical errors, duplicated rows, mismatched rows, or just plain bad data. For those of you who are data integrators, DBA, and ETL designers who have to work with this, come hear how to best apply the data cleansing capabilities in SSIS through the fuzzy transformations, expressions, and scripting.

DEVELOPER TRACK: Language-Integrated Query
Michael Otey, SQL Server Magazine
Language-integrated query (LINQ) revolutionizes database application development. Learn how to take advantage of the new features of LINQ for SQL Server applications.

 

Register now: http://events.unisfair.com/index.jsp?eid=157&seid=291&code=solidqsig

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