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What’s the Killer Feature in SQL server 2008?

After the bad news about what’s missing in SQL Server 2008, I thought it would be good to talk about what the most exciting bit is in the new release.  For me this is the next version of Reporting Services.  Reporting Services in SQL server 2005 can do amazing things and has already shaken up the… Read more

What’s Missing from SQL Server 2008

I have just arrived on Eileen Brown’s team as the Data IT Pro evangelist. During my extensive  interview process I was asked by Keith Burns about the common language runtime (CLR) in SQL server 2005 and I replied with a quotation from his blog “that if it can’t be done in SQL it isn’t worth doing”.  That would seem… Read more