Euan Garden's BLOG

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October, 2008

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About Euan Garden's BLOG

My Name is Euan Garden, I am currently an Architect on Visual Studio Team System (I was previously the Group Program Manager for Visual Studio Team Edition for Software Testers), prior to this position I worked extensively as a member of the SQL Server Product Team undertaking the following roles; Program Manager for DTS, Product Unit Manager for SQL Tools, Group Program Manager on the SQL Server Strategy and Architecture Team.

Prior to joining Microsoft I worked in a series of Software Engineering positions in the UK. I hold a Bsc in Computer Science from the The Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland (my home town).

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    PDC: D-1

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    Spent this morning at the convention centre getting some help from the onsite Tech Support guys with a demo hardware disaster that had an unfortunate impact on my codecamp session. Apologies to the attendees for the lack of focus on the session as I was...
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    PDC: D-2

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    Its Saturday and I am hanging out in the fabby LA weather, high 80's today. I spent the day at the SoCal CodeCamp , no sessions for me to present today so I got spend the day listening to other folks. There is nothing more educational than watching other...
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    Yipeeeeee, PDC time!

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    Yep I'm off to LA at the end of the week. Originally I was supposed to do a session on Software Quality and Diagnostics for Services, but we gave that slot to some other folks, then I was not going, then I was added to the booth/lounge team and now I...
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    SQL Server 2008, Reportbuilder RTMs

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    Get it here
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    High performance loading in SSIS for Oracle and Teradata

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    While SSIS has always been able to load SQL Server at high speed it doesn't use any of the high speed Oracle APIs that are available. Well there is now a new high performance loader for Oracle and another one for Teradata. Downloads are here.
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