Reminder, SQL12 Showcase at Microsoft Dubai, March 13th

A reminder for March 13th and the SQL12 Showcase, we have Nick King joining us from Microsoft Corporate to update you all on the latest version of SQL – SQL 2012! Seats are now limited so if you have not yet reserved your seat then please go to SQL Server 2012 Showcase  and register  When: Tuesday March…


SQL Server 2012 has Released to Manufacturing (RTM)

Microsoft announced that SQL Server 2012 has Released to Manufacturing (RTM), and that customers should expect general availability to start on April 1 !! Read the press release at http://www.microsoft.com/Presspass/press/2012/mar12/03-06SQLServer12PR.mspx SQL Server 2012 helps address the challenges of increasing data volumes by rapidly turning data into actionable business insights, helping customers manage any data, regardless of…


1 day from the SQL 2012 Virtual Launch

SQL Server 2012 launches on the 7th March, 8am PST  Be part of the virtual launch by registering at http://www.sqlserverlaunch.com . Can’t take part at 8am PST, no problem, the sessions are available to be viewed at any time after the initial streaming. Log in to http://www.sqlserverlaunch.com, register and view the material!


A brief history of SQL Server

Ever wondered where SQL Server started and what changed to make it the platform it is today and what will change to make it the platform of tomorrow. Take a look at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSN2ihUkSCk&list=UU4JFfK3BwbXtlHRLxUZnVfw&feature=plcp and see the SQL Server journey.


March 7th & 8th: Join in the Virtual Launch Experience for SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2012 is arriving soon! On the 7th March the launch activity for SQL Server 2012 is increased with a Virtual Launch of SQL Server. The Virtual launch is not just a moment in time, it is an initial set of sessions streamed on the 7th March and again during the day in the Gulf…


Join in the Virtual Launch Experience for SQL Server 2012

On the 7th March the launch activity for SQL Server 2012 is increased with a Virtual Launch of SQL Server. The Virtual launch is not just a moment in time, it is an initial set of sessions streamed on the 7th March followed by many indepth sessions and content leading to the general availability of…


Great Videos on SQL Server

Just wanted to inform about some great videos about SQL Server on www.youtube.com/sqlserver some good content on SQL Server 2012 and a mini series on all you need to know about optimizing SQL Server for the Private cloud. Go have a look!


The SQL Database Consolidation Appliance

At PASS the SQL Server team annouced the first Database Consolidation & Private Cloud Appliance (http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2011/10/13/announcing-the-first-database-consolidation-amp-private-cloud-appliance.aspx ) The appliance is used to consolidate databases running servers or racks, into a single, highly tuned integrated solution, with rapid deployment and simplified management from OS to Database How is this appliance an industry first? No other solution in…