Going to TechEd Australia? Look for Dave…

Coatsey has pulled some quick stats from the TechEd09 registration report… looks like the most popular name attending the conference this is year ‘Dave’. The most popular female name is Simone, which I reckon is a simple spelling mistake. One stat missing is the HUGE number of partners going… probably because of the Australia Partner…


November 2008 SQL Technical Roll Up

The TRM blog can be found here http://blogs.technet.com/trm/ Downloads SQL Server Reporting Services Add-in for SharePoint Technologies The Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services Add-in for Microsoft SharePoint Technologies is a Web download that provides features for running a report server within a larger deployment of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server…


Innovation Days 2008

The dates for our ISV road show have now been published and we’re coming to a city near you. What? “Get your feet on the ground, head in the clouds” The day will concentrate on important announcements released at October’s Professional Developer’s Conference, and will focus on our Software plus Services paradigm. This is Microsoft’s…


Innovation Days, November 2008

We are about to announce our next ISV Innovation Day road show across Australia scheduled for the end of November 2008.  The main theme this year is Software plus Services, which I’m sure won’t surprise many of you.  We’ll be using content from the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) which is in LA at the end…


September 2008 SQL Technical Roll Up

Full Technical Roll Up here: http://blogs.technet.com/trm/default.aspx Resources SQL – The Next Great Gaming Platform Presentation from GameFest 2008 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=1&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d8b2a9674-13c4-42e3-8270-76813ab2a507%26displaylang%3den SQL Server 2008 Report Builder 2.0 RC1 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Report Builder 2.0 provides an intuitive report authoring environment for business and power users. It supports the full capabilities of SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services….


April 2008 SQL Technical Rollups

Just came across this Technical Rollup blog from the Premier Field Engineering team listing the latest news; documents; whitepapers; downloads; event & webcasts and new knowledge based articles every IT administrator should know about 🙂 http://blogs.technet.com/trm/archive/2008/04/01/april-2008-technical-rollup-mail-sql.aspx Other rollups exist for Security; Platforms; Internet and Unified Communications.


Innovate On Site Re-Launched

The new version of InnovateOn site has been launched with many new features: Streamlined registrationThe new registration engine significantly reduces the time required for a new partner to enrol Multiple technology enrolment Users can register a solution once and choose multiple Microsoft technologies that are being used in the solution.  Improved navigationThe new site has a…


New Training for ISV’s

Some new training has been published, across Australia, for ISV’s.  As usual, space is limited, so if you are interested in attending, please register by visiting https://partner.microsoft.com/Australia/40039523. Application Platform & Windows Server 2008: 1 Day JumpStartThis technical 1 day Jump-Start focuses on Windows Server 2008 as an Application Server with new Server roles. Also includes…


SQL Server 2008 Training

Greg & Andrew both beat me to blogging this.  The Australian Partner Readiness site has three SQL2008 sessions listed: SQL 2008 for Developers SQL 2008 BI – JumpStart SQL 2008 : IT PRO Admin : 1 Day JumpStart Also check these out from Andy’s blog: Application Platform & Windows Server 2008: 1 Day JumpStart BizTalk…


SQL Server 2008 JumpStart training

The registration of the Partner Jumpstart event has now been opened.  Jumpstart is happening one week prior to Tech Ready and is a superset of the Upgrade Your Skills course that will be rolled out to the partners. Who should attend? CPLSs that have signed up to deliver the Upgrade Your Skills course broadly, Jumpstart…