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SQL Server 2012 Upcoming Launch Events

Posted by denglishbi on January 30, 2012

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Just wanted to do a quick post to make sure everyone was aware that there are a few SQL Server 2012 Launch events coming up in the near future.  sql server 2012

SQL Server 2012 Virtual Launch Event

The first one is on Wednesday, March 7.  This is a free event and it is also an online virtual event as well.  There will be a couple of keynote presentations and then three tracks and it will even include a virtual ‘Expo Hall’ where you can talk with vendors and partners as well.  This will be a great event to get exposed to what is coming in SQL Server 2012 so you will be aware of the new features and capabilities.  Register now over at http://sqlserverlaunch.com/.

SQL Server 2012 Special Ops Tour

Another event that will be starting up in March is the SQL Server Special Ops Tour being put on by the PASS organization and Microsoft.  This will be in the U.S. only and going to 12 cities – Atlanta, Irvine, Denver, Columbus, Jacksonville, Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Minneapolis, and San Francisco.  Now this is not a virtual event, so seating will be limited.  Registration is open and it is a free event, so make sure you secure your spot today – http://specialops.sqlpass.org/#fbid=PH48KYb0Gig.

24 Hours of PASS – Spring 2012

Another 24 back-to-back hours of free SQL Server training is also coming up brought to by the PASS organization and the SQL community.  Call for speakers is currently open through tomorrow and the event will take place on March 21, focusing on SQL Server 2012 of course.  For more details check out the following link – http://www.sqlpass.org/24hours/spring2012/.

SQL Server Connections – Spring 2012

If you are up for a conference and want to head to Las Vegas, NV, then you are in luck.  The Spring 2012 DevConnections conference is coming up and there will be a SQL Server 2012 Launch Conference and Expo included provided by Microsoft and SQL Server Connections.  This event takes place March 26-29.  For more information check out the details here – http://www.devconnections.com/shows/sp2012/default.aspx?s=185.

As you can probably tell the release date for SQL Server 2012 is coming up.  Lots of excitement and information is just pouring out and looking forward to the official release of the product.


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