(Updated, fixed broken links mangled by Live Writer)
Thanks to Francois here is a bunch of info on SQL 2008, some I have posted the base link for before but there is a bunch of new stuff;
Check out this elearning - https://www.microsoftelearning.com/eLearning/offerDetail.aspx?offerPriceId=139087
And webcasts: http://www.microsoft.com/sql/2008/learning/webcasts.mspx
And some new Virtual Labs:
MSDN Virtual Lab: Authoring Reports Using SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services
After completing this lab, you will be able to launch the Report Designer Preview, create a data source and a data set, design a new report using the Report Designer of SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services, preview your report, enhance your report layout by working with Tablix functionality, and enrich your report using charts. ...
11/5/2007 12:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 1/31/2010 11:59 PM | Duration:90 Minutes
Primary Language: English
Primary Target Audience: Developer
MSDN Virtual Lab: Learn How to Build Occasionally Connected Applications with SQL Server 2008
Explore how you can build offline smart client applications in a RAD way that synchronizes backend database with a local Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5.
MSDN Virtual Lab: Administering Servers by Using Declarative Management Framework (DMF) Policies
Declarative Management Framework is a policy-based system for managing one or more instances of SQL Server 2008. When SQL Server policy administrators use Declarative Management Framework, they use SQL Server Management Studio to create policies to manage entities on the server, such as the instance of SQL Server, databases, or other SQL Server objects. In this hands-on-lab you will implement a DMF policy and implement that on the server level, including filtering. ...
10/23/2007 12:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 1/31/2010 11:59 PM | Duration:90 Minutes
MSDN Virtual Lab: Implementing Change Data Capture (CDC) in SQL Server 2008
Change data capture is designed to capture insert, update, and delete activity applied to SQL Server tables, and to make the details of the changes available in an easily consumed relational format. The change tables used by change data capture contain columns that mirror the column structure of a tracked source table, along with the metadata needed to understand the changes that have occurred. In this lab you will perform the necessary steps to enable data capture in a database. ...
MSDN Virtual Lab: What's New in SQL Server 2008 for Database Administrators
In this hands-on-lab you will be introduced to some of the new features for database administrators in SQL Server 2008. You will work with the new date data type, implement a DMF policy and look at new features added to database mirroring. You will also implement and work with table valued parameters and look at database changes using CDC. ...
MSDN Virtual Lab: Working with the new DATE data type in SQL Server 2008
SQL Server 2008 supports several new data types. In this hands-on-lab you will compare the new DATE/TIME data types to the SQL Server 2005 data types and implement the new data types in table definitions and T-SQL batches.
Update from the Online Folks these are the 2 web sites to follow for more updates on, online training/webcasts.
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