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  • Congrats to participants of the Azure Startup Camp in Sydney and winner John Young with his Azure solution called uBalancer
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  • In case you missed this earlier in the year, local born software product Nintex Workflow has been extended to Nintex Live running on Windows Azure and can leverage the Windows Azure DataMarket.

Nintex Live 

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General:
Microsoft:
  • Follow the Windows 8 announcements from BUILD, using @windows  or search the hashtag #BldWin

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Windows Azure Platform:

What's new?

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Local:
  • Thursday 15th September  – Melbourne Azure User Group Planning. Calling all partners!
  • 14th September  VIC. NET UG meeting: Migrating your app to Azure by @johnazariah and @MaheshKrishnan Register here
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Q: How can I upgrade SQL 2008 R2 to SP1?
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The best way (regardless of edition) is to download the full service pack 1 from this link

Applications that utilize SQL Server Management Objects (SMO) will need to apply the Cumulative Update Package 7 for SQL Server 2008 R2