In my previous post I announced the availability of the SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Training Kit.  Today I’m pleased to announce the availability of the March 2010 update, which includes an additional unit of new content covering Application and Multi-Server Management improvements in SQL Server 2008 R2 and Visual Studio 2010 from a developer perspective. 

Download this new release today at the following URL:

http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9710868

Here’s a quick rundown of what’s new in this release:

New Presentations (3):

  • Introducing Application and Multi-Server Management with SQL Server 2008 R2 and Visual Studio 2010
  • Working with Data Tier Application Projects in Visual Studio 2010
  • Managing Change in Data Tier Application Projects with Visual Studio 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2

New Demos (5):

  • Creating a Utility Control Point
  • Enrolling a Managed Instance
  • Creating Data-Tier Applications
  • Data-Tier Application Deployment
  • Managing Change in Data Tier Application Projects in Visual Studio 2010

New Hands-on Labs (2):

  • Creating and Deploying a Data-Tier Application
  • Managing Change in Data Tier Application Projects in Visual Studio 2010

New Videos (9):

  • Presentation: Introducing Application and Multi-Server Management with SQL Server 2008 R2 and Visual Studio 2010
  • Demo: Creating a Utility Control Point
  • Demo: Enrolling a Managed Instance
  • Presentation: Working with Data Tier Application Projects in Visual Studio 2010
  • Demo: Creating Data-Tier Applications
  • Demo: Data-Tier Application Deployment
  • Presentation: Managing Change in Data Tier Application Projects with Visual Studio 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2 (Part I)
  • Presentation: Managing Change in Data Tier Application Projects with Visual Studio 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2 (Part II)
  • Demo: Managing Change in Data Tier Application Projects in Visual Studio 2010

We hope you find this content useful in understanding how to take advantage of these important improvements in your solutions.  Stay tuned for the next update!