Kamal joins the ranks of SQL Server MSDN bloggers

Kamal Hathi has joined the msdn blogging team for sql server, he is going to double post his  sqljunkies blog for a while before moving over. Kamal used to be responsible for Integration Services and is now responsible for Analysis Services


Ken Henderson, stirring the pot? never…

Ken has a couple of cracking posts to stir discussion and frustration 🙂 http://blogs.msdn.com/khen1234/archive/2005/10/25/484555.aspx http://blogs.msdn.com/khen1234/archive/2005/10/19/482635.aspx


More SQL Server 2005 Benchmarks

Almost missed this; http://blogs.msdn.com/anu_chawlas_blog/archive/2005/10/24/484230.aspx


SQL Server 2005 shipped!

SQL Server 2005 RTM’d today, it will be available on MSDN in a couple of hours and through other channels in a few weeks. Many thanks to all the customers and partners that contributed throughout the process. Enjoy and see you at the launch event.


New Certifications for SQL Server 2005 (and other MS Products)

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: SQL Server 2005 Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Database Developer Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Database Administrator Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Business Intelligence Developer Microsoft Certified Database Administrator


Speaking at Borcon, I mean Devcon, what would you like to see?

Microsoft is sponsoring Borlands annual conference again and I have been asked to do a session of SQL Server 2005 for developers. I’ve covered a variety of stuff in the past on the topic. So I will open up for ideas. Anything that uses .Net 2.0 can be a little challenging as I by default…


Sharepoint Portal Server + SQL Server 2005 = ?

http://forum.olympiacos.org/blogs/venceremos/archive/2005/10/22/dimitrisv.aspx wow apparently…. Not sure if this is even supported yet.