SQL Server

Posted by | February 12, 2008
Remembering Jim Gray and a Tribute

Time flies. It has been a year since Dr. Gray, a Microsoft research fellow and Turing Award-winner, went missing while sailing off San Francisco. A year ago, at Boise Code...

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Posted by | November 20, 2007
SQL Server 2008 November CTP Available

I've been so involved with the VSTS RTM yesterday, that I almost didn't notice this one. Click here to download the latest SQL Server 2008 Community Technology Preview (CTP) and...

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Posted by | November 15, 2007
US Tech-Ed 2008 To Be Two Conferences

It seems that the US Tech-Ed is following Europe's lead, by breaking up the one large conference into two: one for developers and one for IT professionals. June 3-6, 2008...

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Posted by | October 17, 2007
Microsoft Positioned in the leader quadrant in Gartner’s latest Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse DBMS, 2007

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...

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Posted by | October 2, 2007
TFS Operations Guidance

Thanks to the Team System Rangers (an elite squad of TFS experts inside Microsoft) for putting together this document, which serves as a single point of entry into the world...

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Posted by | September 18, 2007
Code that Writes Code (or TSQL that writes ASP.NET)

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...

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Posted by | September 14, 2007
TFS Migration & Synchronization Tool For ClearCase Released

Yesterday, Microsoft released a tool to migrate from IBM ClearCase to TFS. Find more information on TFS migration topics, keep an eye on this blog.

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Posted by | September 13, 2007
XML Notepad 2007!

My students this week told me about the new version. I remember using the original XML Notepad, and it was great, very simple. For the longest time, I couldn't find...

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Posted by | August 10, 2007
Service Release 1 (SR1) update available for Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals

Microsoft has published a detailed KB article about the problems fixed by SR1. The article includes a link to download the update. Aside from many fixes, there are three major...

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Posted by | August 4, 2007
The future of Team System: Rosario CTP – Available now!

Not only did Microsoft just recently post Beta 2 of Visual Studio 2008 (Orcas) a few days ago, but yesterday Microsoft made a CTP of the next generation of Visual...

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