Reminder for Saturday’s New England Data Camp v2.0

With 27 sessions and over 450 people registered (and a bit of room left for more), this Saturday’s free New England Data Camp v2 / SQL Saturday #34 is shaping up to be an event not to be missed.     New England Data Camp v2.0 / SQL Saturday #34        Saturday, January 30, 2010      …


New England Data Camp v2.0 / SQL Saturday 34

Back in January, the New England SQL Server Users Group and Southern New England SQL Server Users Group combined forces to host New England Data Camp v1.0.  It was a solid success, bringing a focus on all things data to a large Code Camp style event. I’m glad to pass along word that the event…


New England Data Camp v1.0 – Schedule Posted

Adam Machanic has posted the session schedule from next Saturday’s New England Data Camp v1.0.  Registration is quite strong and Adam adds: I’m really happy with how the schedule has turned out.  We have four tracks: BI, DB Dev, DBA, and Data-Driven App Dev; 14 speakers; and a total of 18 sessions on a really…

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New England Data Camp v1.0 – January 24th

Adam Machanic, with the New England SQL Server Users Group and Southern New England SQL Server Users Group, has been working to create a data-focused event based on the Code Camp concept.  New England Data Camp v1.0 will be on January 24th from 8:15 AM to 5:30 PM at the Microsoft offices in Waltham, MA….

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SqlConnectionStringBuilder

[Perhaps old news for some, but I’ve found there’s enough people I’ve bumped into who haven’t heard of this to make it worth mentioning.] In ADO.NET 2.0, there is a new class, SqlConnectionStringBuilder that can both create a connection string from strongly-typed properties or parse properties from an existing connection string.  It inherits from the base…

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Launch Event for Team System Edition for Database Professionals

The New England launch event for Visual Studio Team System’s new Database Professionals role is coming to the Boston area (Waltham) on December 14th from 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM.   This new Team System role complements the existing Architect, Tester, and Developer roles, providing many new features for working with databases: The new Visual Studio…