Microsoft Project & Project Server 2010 Service Pack 1 – On Target

Today, the Office Division announced additional details of the upcoming Service Pack 1 (SP1) here. Service Pack 1 is on track for release at the end of June 2011. It will be available for all of the Office 2010 applications, including Microsoft Project Standard 2010, Microsoft Project Professional 2010 and Microsoft Project Server 2010. In…


Fast Track and PDW

Recently I attended a SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) appliance and FasTrack 3.0 workshop. Microsoft has three key Data Warehouse offerings including SQL Server 2008 R2, Fast Track Data Warehouse and Parallel Data Warehouse. Together, these offerings enable customers to scale their warehouses from gigabytes to hundreds of terabytes on a SQL Server platform….


NOW AVAILABLE: Windows Azure Toolkit for iOS

 As the next step in this process, today we’re pleased to announce the release of the Windows Azure Toolkit for iOS. This toolkit contains resources and services designed to make it easier for iOS developers to use Windows Azure. This iOS toolkit includes the following pieces: A compiled Objective-C library for working with services running…


EPM 2010 Learning Resources

Wanted to share the EPM 2010 learning resoruces Upcoming webcast on May 2011 Software update Information About Microsoft Project and Project Server May 2011 Software Update Tuesday, May 10, 2011 8:00 AM Pacific Time A new Time and Task Management resource centerhas been added on TechNet! This resource center provides links to articles, training, videos,…


SQL Server Compression Estimator tool

Bob finally released the SQL Server Compression Estimator tool to http://ssce.codeplex.com/ SQL Server Compression Estimator (SSCE) will allow you to estimate the best compression for your objects. It will estimate both ROW and PAGE compression for all objects, and will optionally report the Index Maintenance Ratio (a ratio that indicates how often an index is…