Leaving Microsoft

This will be last blog post to this blog, as I am leaving Microsoft effective Monday, October 17.  Post-Microsoft I’ll be contracting (data projects, both production and education) and spending more time growing ‘Teaching Kids Programming’ around the world.  Two years ago someone dear to me gave me the book below, little did I know…


New blog location for SoCalDevGal

Check out my new blog (‘Toward Data Craftsmanship) at http://www.LynnLangit.com Also note my twitter handle is now @lynnlangit. I’m preparing for 10 live talks on SQL Server and SQL Azure in October alone, so RSS to get lots of new content as I post after each talk this month.  I am also preparing a series…


SQL Azure Developer Tools

Deck for my presentation this Saturday at SQL Saturday #95 in San Diego – it has been updated and includes information about the newly-updated SQL Azure management portal. SQL Azure for SQL Saturday #95 View more presentations from Lynn Langit


SQL Server and SQL Azure for Developers

Here are the decks from my presentations for TechEd Australia this week.  The sessions will be recorded.  I’ll post the links after – thanks. SQL Server 2008 R2 Features for Developers View more presentations from Lynn Langit. And Here SQL Azure Tools and Frameworks for Developers View more presentations from Lynn Langit. Here is the…

SQL Server Developer Tools (Juneau)–first look

I have been preparing a talk (for an internal Microsoft product training) on the new SQL Server Developer Tools (or SSDT – code named ‘Juneau), based on the SQL Server vNext CTP 3 (code named – ‘Denali’). I encourage you to try this out.  To do so, you’ll need to have Visual Studio 2010, with…


Getting Started With SQL Azure Development

**this is an update to the article published late last year in MSDN Magazine – it includes information current as of May 29th, including the TechEd 2011 SQL Azure announcements** In addition to the information in this article, I recently did a series of presentations on SQL Azure for the SSWUG – below is a…

FREE Developer Azure Training in SoCal

Register as below: Los Angeles – June 2nd – http://bit.ly/ABCLA Irvine – June 6th – http://bit.ly/ABCirvine San Diego – June 7th – http://bit.ly/ABCSD Also for WindowsPhone7 – June 4th Santa Monica – http://www.xapfest.com/ Also get your FREE Windows Azure Trial Account Go here – http://windowsazurepass.com/- use code – DPEWR02


Migration to SQL Azure–Screencast

Here are the slides and the webcast (broken into 15 minute chunks) – enjoy! This presentation includes demos using the following tools: 1) SQL Azure Migration Wizard 2) Access to SQL Azure Migration Wizard 3) SQL Server Management Studio 2008 R2 – scripting, DACPAC 4) Business Intelligence Development Studio – SSIS 5) Visual Studio 2010…