Today I’m pleased to announce the availability of the SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Training Kit March 2010 update 2.  This update includes an additional unit of new content covering SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight, a comprehensive development platform for building event-driven applications. 

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 (4):

  • Introducing SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight
  • Querying Events in SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight
  • Designing SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Event Models and Adapters
  • Installing, Deploying and Maintaining the SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Runtime Engine

New Demos (7):

  • Introducing SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight
  • Querying SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Using LINQ
  • Advanced SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Event Queries
  • Working with SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight CTI Events and Advance Time Settings
  • Creating a SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Input Adapter
  • Choosing a SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Development Model
  • Using the SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Event Flow Debugger

New Hands-on Labs (3):

  • Querying Events in SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight using LINQ
  • Working with the SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Samples
  • Working with the SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Event Flow Debugger

New Videos (18):

  • Presentation: Introducing SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight (Part I)
  • Presentation: Introducing SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight (Part II)
  • Demo: Introducing SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight
  • Presentation: Querying Events in SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight (Part I)
  • Presentation: Querying Events in SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight (Part II)
  • Demo: Querying SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Using LINQ
  • Presentation: Querying Events in SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight (Part III)
  • Demo: Advanced SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Event Queries
  • Presentation: Designing SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Event Models and Adapters (Part I)
  • Presentation: Designing SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Event Models and Adapters (Part II)
  • Demo: Working with SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight CTI Events and Advance Time Settings
  • Presentation: Designing SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Event Models and Adapters (Part III)
  • Demo: Creating a SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Input Adapter
  • Presentation: Installing, Deploying and Maintaining the SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Runtime Engine (Part I)
  • Presentation: Installing, Deploying and Maintaining the SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Runtime Engine (Part II)
  • Demo: Choosing a SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Development Model
  • Presentation: Installing, Deploying and Maintaining the SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Runtime Engine (Part III)
  • Demo: Using the SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Event Flow Debugger

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!