The SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Training Kit is ideal for developers who want to understand how to take advantage of the key improvements introduced in SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 in their applications, as well as for developers who are new to SQL Server.

The training kit offers the following benefits:

  • Learn how to build applications that exploit the unique features and capabilities of SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2.
  • Provides a comprehensive set of videos, presentations, demos and hands-on labs
  • Contains new content for developers who are new to SQL Server.
  • Contains new content for SQL Server 2008 R2.
  • Contains all of the existing content from the SQL Server 2008 Developer Training Kit.
  • Easy to download and install.

32 Presentations

  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Overview Part I - SQL Server 2008 Review
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Overview Part II - Introducing SQL Server 2008 R2
  • SQL Server 2008: Filestream
  • SQL Server 2008: Spatial
  • SQL Server 2008: T-SQL
  • SQL Server 2008: Date and Time Types
  • SQL Server 2008: SQLCLR
  • SQL Server 2008: Reporting Services
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Introducing Application and Multi-Server Management with SQL Server 2008 R2 and Visual Studio 2010
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Working with Data Tier Application Projects in Visual Studio 2010
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Managing Change in Data Tier Application Projects with Visual Studio 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Introducing SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Querying Events in SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Designing SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Event Models and Adapters
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Installing, Deploying and Maintaining the SQL Server 2008 R2 StreamInsight Runtime Engine
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: What's New in SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Developing Reports with the New Features of SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Visualizing Data with Maps in SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Working with Shared Components in SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Working with ATOM Data Feeds in SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Embedded Reporting in Applications with SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services and Visual Studio 2010
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Developing with the Microsoft Chart Controls in Visual Studio 2010
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: What's New in the Excel 2010 Client
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Loading and Preparing Data for Analysis in SQL Server PowerPivot for Excel 2010
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Creating Reports with SQL Server PowerPivot for Excel 2010
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Defining DAX Calculations with PowerPivot for Excel 2010
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Introducing SharePoint 2010 Insights
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: What's New in SharePoint 2010 Excel Services
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: What's New in SharePoint 2010 PerformancePoint Services
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Developing KPI's and Scorecards with SharePoint 2010 PerformancePoint Services
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Developing Reports and Dashboards with SharePoint 2010 PerformancePoint Services
  • SQL Server 2008 R2: Managing PowerPivot for Excel 2010 Solutions in SharePoint 2010

And 39 demos and 24 hands on labs.

Getting Started with SQL Server 2008 R2

SQL Server 2008 R2 delivers several breakthrough capabilities that will enable your organization to scale database operations with confidence, improve IT and developer efficiency, and enable highly scalable and well managed Business Intelligence on a self-service basis for your users. You can download the SQL Server 2008 R2 Trial, as well as Microsoft's complete Business Intelligence platform, including the new PowerPivot for Excel 2010 add-in now.

 

Bruce D. Kyle
ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation

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