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SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services Report Builder 2.0 delivers an intuitive, Office-like
report authoring environment enabling business and power users to leverage their experience
with Microsoft Office 2007 products. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services
Report Builder 2.0 supports the full capabilities of SQL Server 2008 ...
Thanks to those who attended the second meeting of the Boise
SQL Server User Group. We had a good turnout of around 30 people and I hope everyone
enjoyed my presentation of SQL Server 2008 Integration Services (SSIS). I tried to
balance the presentation between those who hadn't used SSIS and those who have.
If you are interested in the ...
The newly formed Boise SQL
Server User Group kicks off its first meeting with Kalen
Delaney on June 25, 2008.
I'm happy to see a Microsoft SQL Server user group in Boise. It will fit nicely with
the other development and SharePoint groups in town.
For more information, contact Cindy
Gross of Microsoft.
I've been so involved with the VSTS RTM yesterday, that I almost didn't notice this
Click here to
download the latest SQL Server 2008 Community Technology Preview (CTP) and try out
the latest features of SQL Server 2008.
Way to go Microsoft, and SQL Server 2005!
For the first time in the report’s history, Microsoft is positioned in the Leader
quadrant in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse DBMS. The analysts say that
SQL Server 2005 is expected to grow in the data warehouse space and Microsoft’s vision
for SQL Server 2008 makes clear the ...
Call it a code generator, software factory, or just a clever script. If you can write
code that writes code - you win, even if just a small victory for humans in this contest we
call software development.
For example, I've been working on an ASP.NET application which contains many data
entry screens. You know the kind: very ...
Microsoft has published a detailed KB
article about the problems fixed by SR1. The article includes a link to download the
Aside from many fixes, there are three major improvements found in this release:
Cross-database references - support is improved so that you can reference objects
within different databases by using ...
I saw a demo of these at Tech-Ed, and thought I would share with my friends.
Essentially, the Database Operations team at Microsoft uses a suite of jobs on all
their servers for performing backups, automated database maintenance, improve
performance , and improving disaster recovery. I'm sure every SQL Server ...
Trainers and presenters have been wanting a sample database that is less complex than
AdventureWorks, but more interesting than Northwind. Thanks to my friends at SolidQ
for letting me know about AdventureWorksLT (Light) ...
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You can download AdventureWorksLT from CodePlex or Microsoft.