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I’ve created a presentation called ��Data as Strategy”, and in it I cover multiple solutions for various issues that organizations face in dealing with the “new world” of data management. No longer are we just DBA’s or Developers, now we’re part of the broader business strategy of using data in strategic decisions.
That presentation covers a lot of ground, really quickly, so I thought I would post some of the links I mention during the talk here. I’ll actually come back and update this page as time goes on, so be sure to bookmark it. I’ll have a mix here of Microsoft sources, outside opinions, whitepapers, tutorials and videos wherever I can.
SQL Server 2008 New features on SQL Server 2008: http://tinyurl.com/ylks3xo Policy Based Management Link List Page: http://tinyurl.com/yldm4co
SQL Server 2008R2 General What's New: http://tinyurl.com/yzhdbod Editions Overview: http://tinyurl.com/ygajpga and http://tinyurl.com/yg3a98z Features supported by Edition: http://tinyurl.com/yf7bdzx Unicode Compression: http://tinyurl.com/ycf892z SysPrep and SQL Server Installs: http://tinyurl.com/yzh7t6j
SQL Azure Azure Overview: http://tinyurl.com/y8s52vh Windows Azure Training Kit: http://tinyurl.com/5vrt7q Writing a Azure Program in 5 steps: http://tinyurl.com/ye6chog Azure Data Sync: http://tinyurl.com/ylsykfb Future of programming with Azure Video: http://tinyurl.com/ykqsbsf Reference list for Windows Azure: http://tinyurl.com/yze9azr
SQL Server 2008R2 UCP and Management UCP and DAC Overview: http://tinyurl.com/qd8n7m More DAC information: http://tinyurl.com/yhvjmsb Virtualizing the Database Layer: http://tinyurl.com/yhfl9hh
SQL Server 2008R2 Programming and Data Modeling Data Programming and Modeling Video: http://tinyurl.com/nxuyda More Data Modeling Videos: http://tinyurl.com/yj44zkv
SQL Server 2008R2 StreamInsight Stream Insight Overview: http://tinyurl.com/l2jhgo StreamInsight Whitepaper: http://tinyurl.com/mt3u6h StreamInsight Video: http://tinyurl.com/y9llph3 and http://tinyurl.com/yg9r8bq
SQL Server 2008R2 PowerPivot PowerPivot Resources: http://tinyurl.com/ygntujb PowerPivot Server Install Instructions: http://tinyurl.com/yzegm5l Self-service BI Overview: http://tinyurl.com/l3bapy Virtual Lab for PowerPivot: http://tinyurl.com/yg9tdef Practical overview of PowerPivot: http://tinyurl.com/yk422up
SQL Server 2008R2 Master Data Management Master Data Services Overview: http://tinyurl.com/mc7qmx Master Data Services Tutorial: http://tinyurl.com/yl8v37q Master Data Management Whitepaper: http://tinyurl.com/abzpem
Hi Buck. Will you be posting the actual presentation, or just the links? Thanks. Steve W.
Just the links. The presentation wouldn't do a lot of good - I'm graphics-heavy and text lite, since I don't do the typical Microsoft "eye chart" style. I try to tailor the discussion to what people in the audience want to hear.