sql_logoYou are cordially invited to be a part of the Virtual Launch Event for Microsoft SQL Server 2012. Attendance is free and open to both partners and customers. All you need to do is register here.

Hear from Microsoft executives about new functionality being released. If you are unable to attend the event, the Virtual Launch Event will remain available on-demand for 90 days.

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is a cloud-ready information platform that helps your customers gain actionable business insight, and helps keep your customers’ mission-critical systems up and running. 

SQL Server 2012 will help organizations unlock breakthrough insights across the organization as well as quickly build solutions and extend data across on-premises and public cloud, backed by mission critical confidence.

  • Mission Critical Confidence – Enable mission critical performance and availability at low TCO.
  • Breakthrough Insight – Unlock new insights with rapid data exploration and visualization across the organization.
  • Cloud on Your Terms – Create and scale business solutions fast, on your terms from server to private or public cloud. 

Getting Started with SQL Server 2012

Learn what is new in the Microsoft® SQL Server® code name 'Denali', Community Technology Preview 3 (CTP 3) Product Guide.

You can get started with SQL Server 2012 today with the free Release Candidate version available now on the SQL Server site.

If you application works under SQL Server 2008 R2, it will probably work well under SQL Server 2012. But there have been a few breaking changes. Learn more at Guide for How to Test Your Application for Compatibility with SQL Server 2012.

SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit Content is designed for developers who want to exploit all the great new improvements in this release.

SQL Server 2012 Early Adoption Cook Book

Executive Webcast

Also ... on April 10, 2012 at 8:30 AM PT, Microsoft will deliver a 90 minute webcast, Lead the Way in the New World of Data, for CIOs and senior IT Decision Makers.

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The webcast will feature SQL 2012 and Business Intelligence (BI) thought-leaders, customer advocacy, and 3rd party industry analysis. Encourage your customers to register at http://aka.ms/leadtheway.

 

Bruce D. Kyle
ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation

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