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Andy Leonard is CSO of Linchpin People and SQLPeople, an SSIS Trainer, Consultant, and developer; a Business Intelligence Markup Language (Biml) developer; SQL Server database and data warehouse developer, community mentor, engineer, and farmer. He is a co-author of SQL Server 2012 Integration Services Design Patterns. His background includes web application architecture and development, VB, and ASP. Andy loves the SQL Server Community!
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DreamSpark: Free Software for Students

This is cool! Microsoft is giving away software - including SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition, Windows 2003 Standard Edition, and Visual Studio 2005 and 2008 Professional Editions - to college students.

It's called DreamSpark and it puts professional software tools in the hands of students interested in learning more about designing and developing solutions.

From the website:

Now, for the first time, Microsoft is giving its valuable software developer and design tools directly to students worldwide at no charge! This site enables students like you to download professional-level Microsoft developer and design tools to unlock your creative potential and set you on the path to academic and career success, by supporting and advancing your learning and skills through technical design, technology, math, science and engineering activities.

Great idea!

:{> Andy

Published Tuesday, February 19, 2008 12:02 PM by andyleonard

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Chuck Boyce said:

Yeah, I saw this on TechMeme and twittered it. Pretty cool...

February 19, 2008 3:20 PM
 

FredAtMicrosoft said:

If you're not a student, you can also get a free version of SQL Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008, and Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition by attending the Heroes Happen Here launch events in the US.

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Fred Reckling

Microsoft 2008 Joint Launch Team

http://www.microsoft.com/2008jointlaunch/

February 21, 2008 7:44 PM

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