SQL Server 2008 Upgrade Technical Reference Guide Now Available

I am pleased to announce the availability of the SQL Server 2008 Upgrade Technical Reference Guide. This 490-page white paper covers the essential phases and steps to upgrade existing instances of SQL Server 2000 and 2005 to SQL Server 2008 by using best practices. These include preparation tasks, upgrade tasks, and post-upgrade tasks. It is…

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Videos for Data Mining Add-Ins for Office 2007

Think we’re slowing down with the holidays right around the corner? Not so!  Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Data Mining Add-ins for Microsoft Office 2007 (Data Mining Add-ins) helps you take advantage of SQL Server 2008 predictive analytics in Office Excel 2007 and Office Visio 2007. You can download the Data Mining Add-ins from the Microsoft…

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Announcing New Technology Page Design

The SQL Server Developer Center on MSDN and TechCenter on TechNet contain what are called “navigation pages” because their primary purpose is to navigate you to more information and resources. For example, one path you might take starting from the Developer Center home page is to click Versions under the home tab, then SQL Server…

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