Great Video Interview

Someone sent me a link to a video interview the folks at did with Peter DeBetta on Programming SQL Server 2005.   Well worth watching.   <<View it here>>


Exploring Language Enhancements – Power Session

Thanks to everyone that attended today’s Power Session on new language enhancements with Visual Studio 2005 and the .NET Framework 2.0.   <<Watch the recording>> <<Download the slides>>


Power Session Slides

Thanks to everyone that is attending these. With the holidays we got a little behind. So please find the slides from the SQL Server Power Sessions   SQL Server 2005 Dynamic Management Views SQL Server 2005 Database Snapshots SQL Server 2005 Partitioning SQL Server 2005 Replication SQL Server 2005 Understanding Analysis Services


Hosted Labs

In case you haven’t seen these well worth a look.   BizTalk Server Building on Microsoft Windows Server System and the Microsoft .NET Framework, Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004 delivers an integrated, interoperable, modularized, extensible, and security-enhanced e-business solution that enables companies to connect information, systems, people, and processes. The labs in this series build upon…


Try the BizTalk Server 2006 Beta 2

Try the BizTalk Server 2006 Beta 2 and try out this new version of BizTalk Server that builds on the core architecture of BizTalk Server 2004 and makes strides in all dimensions of business process automation including application-to-application, business-to-business, and business-process management.   Sign up today as part of the BizTalk Beta Team and help…


Win a gift card

The Windows Mobile team is giving away 5 gift cards worth $100 each. Complete the Windows Mobile Technical Resources Survey, and you will be entered in a random drawing for one of the cards.


Team Foundation Dogfood Stats – November

In case you missed it. John Lawrence has posted the Team Foundation Dogfood stats for November. Good stuff!


Data Access End-to End with Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005

Data Access End-to End with Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005 When: Thursday December 1, 2005, 5:30 – 7:30pmWhere: Addesso Systems, One Liberty Square, 7th Floor, Boston, MA (directions) All are welcome, but please (RSVP) if you want free pizza! Talk SummaryWith the double-play launch of Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005, there’s a ton of…


Check it out

Have you seen the new Visual Studio Team System Developer Center? Well worth a look!  


Virtual Server – New Pricing

Wow – via Steve   Great pricing on Virtual Server! Pricing Note: The terms outlined here apply to customers in the United States only. If you are outside the United States, you can get pricing information from your local Microsoft office. License Price1 Description Virtual Server 2005 R2 Standard Edition $99 U.S. Supports 1 to…