Tuesday 11/1/2011 is a big day for SQL Server 2012. The SQL Server engineering team will be in the house at DevConnections in Las Vegas. This post is for people who are attending SQL Server Connections and others who want to learn about SQL Server 2012 and connect with the team. You can download the complete schedule here. You can get some hands-on experience with the SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit here.
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Kamal Hathi will deliver the keynote on Tuesday entitled KEY02: Delivering Breakthrough Insight with SQL Server 2012. Kamal directs the engineering effort for SQL Server Business Intelligence technologies including both on-premise platforms and the cloud. Attending this keynote session is an excellent way to learn about what’s new and exciting from a BI perspective in SQL Server 2012, including breakthrough technology like Power View. Be ready for a few surprises!
After the keynote you can choose from twelve different breakout sessions organized into three tracks, and you can connect with the presenters at the Microsoft booth in the Expo Hall.
These sessions are designed for Visual Studio and .NET developers who want to learn about the latest tools and capabilities for building the next generation of database applications for both on-premise environments and the cloud. Attendees from Visual Studio Connections, ASP.NET Connections, Silverlight Connections, HTML5 Connections and Windows Azure Connections are also encouraged to attend!
These sessions are designed for developers and IT Professionals alike who want to learn about the latest tools and capabilities for building the next generation of business intelligence solutions for both on-premise environments and the cloud. This track will also cover all the latest details about integration between SQL Server 2012 BI and SharePoint. Attendees from SharePoint Connections, Exchange Connections and Unified Communications Connections are also encouraged to attend!
These sessions are designed for database administrators and IT Professionals who want to understand what’s coming in SQL Server 2012. Attendees from Windows Connections are also encouraged to attend!