In case you are wondering, we will be there!

Not only are we presenting sessions, we are in the hand-on labs area and doing chalk talks and we are at the booth ready to answer your questions. At the booth we are also showing Service Release 1 and the Power Tools.

 

So what are we presenting?

DAT317 - Database Schema Versioning: How to Use Microsoft Visual Studio Team System for Database Professionals and Team Foundation Server to Version and Deploy Your Databases

Monday, June 4 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM, S310 E 

Speaker(s): Gert Drapers

Come hear how Visual Studio Team System for Database Professionals is changing the way in which Databases are being managed. This session covers how to use the Source Control features of Team Foundation Server to control the versioning of your database schema, how to create Database deployment packages that reflect a specified version, and how you can use TeamBuild to manage deployment and integration in an enterprise environment.

DEV15-TLC - How and Why You Should Unit Test Your Database Schema

Wednesday, June 6 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM, Blue Theater 13 

Speaker(s): Duncan Davenport

Database Unit Testing is one of the key elements for the Database Application Lifecycle. Come to this talk for an open discussion about ways you can use Microsoft Visual Studio Team System for Database Professionals to create, maintain, and monitor unit tests for your database application.

DEV301 - Integrating the Database into the Application Lifecycle Using Microsoft Visual Studio Team System for Database Professionals

Friday, June 8 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM, S210 E 

Speaker(s): Duncan Davenport

Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals provides a new set of tools for working with databases throughout the development process and beyond. But just having tools is not enough. In order to reap the benefits of this new way of working with databases, you also need to embrace a new process for the way you do the work. In this session, we discuss the new MSF Agile and CMMI processes and show how with a combination of the new Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals tools and the adoption of slightly new processes, you can see significant benefits both in productivity and quality.

DEV337 - End-to-End Database Development with Microsoft Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals

Wednesday, June 6 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM, N220 E 

Speaker(s): Duncan Davenport

Discover how Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals empowers developers to actively participate in, and bring agility to, the database development process. If you work with databases then you will want see how the features offered by the latest addition to Visual Studio Team System integrate the database developer into the Application Development Lifecycle. In this presentation, learn how this exciting new product is changing the way you work with databases forever, by moving the "One Version of the Truth" for database schema from the production server into source control. This presentation focuses on Managing Change to databases through integrated change management, database unit testing and sophisticated comparison tools.

Besides that we are present on the booth with a representation of developers and testers, Tom Smith, Jamie Laflen and Thomas Delrue are ready to answer your questions and take your feedback.

We hope to see you at TechEd 2007 in Orlando FL this week!

-GertD