Webchat with the SQL Product team - June 11th  11:00am PDT
SQL Server product team wants to listen and help answer your questions about the recent SQL Server 2008 June CTP. Here is your opportunity to chat with the team directly and get your questions answered. Add event to your Outlook calendar

 

Analysis Services - Dimension Design June 12th 11:00 am PDT
This is the first of the 6 technical Live meeting series we have planned for you. In this session you will hear directly from Robert Zare who leads this improvement team. AS-Dimension Design enhances UI for creating and editing dimensions to guide users toward designs that follow best practices.

 

Change Data Capture June 13th 11:00 am PDT
This is the 2nd technical Live meeting session we have planned for you. You will hear from Gopal Ashok who leads this improvement team. Change Data Capture (CDC) is a generic component that will track database changes asynchronously and expose the changes through a relational interface which can be consumed easily.

 

Star Join Query Optimizations June 19th 11:00 am PDT
This is the 3rd technical Live meeting session we have planned for you. For improved query performance of common data warehouse scenarios, Star Join Query optimizations reduce query response time by recognizing data warehouse join patterns. Learn more about this improvement by attending the Live meeting.

 

Table Valued Parameters June 22nd 11:00 am PDT
This is the 4th technical Live meeting session we have planned for you. Table valued parameter will provide an easier way to define a table type as well as allow applications to create, populate and pass table structured parameters to stored procedures and functions. Learn more about this improvement by attending the Live meeting.

 

Declarative Management Framework June 26th 11:00 am PDT
This is the 5th technical Live meeting session we have planned for you. A new policy-based management framework for the SQL Server Database Engine that ensures compliance with policies for system configuration. It prevents/monitors changes to the system by authoring policies for the desired configuration. It also reduces total cost of ownership by simplifying administration tasks. Learn more about this improvement by attending the Live meeting.

 

MERGESQL Statement June 29th 11:00 am PDT
This is the last technical Live meeting session we have planned for you in June. Common data warehouse scenarios require developers to either insert information or update information. SQL Server 2008 will provide new statements within the SQL language to enable developers to provide this functionality with a single statement. Learn more about this improvement by attending the Live meeting.