Upcoming French TechNet events in may

French Events   Online Services pour la gestion des PC : Windows Intune   3 mai 2011 10h00 – 11h30 Lieu: Live Meeting Orateur: Mike Resseler   Participez à cette session consacrée à Windows Intune : nous vous expliquerons comment ce produit peut vous aider à gérer votre infrastructure IT. Nous prévoyons aussi une démonstration…

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SQL Server Day 2010

For the third year in a row the Belgian SQL Server User Group (SQLUG.BE vzw), Microsoft and our partners are teaming up to organize the yearly Belgian SQL Server Day. This year SQL Server Day 2010 will focus on SQL Server, SQL Azure and Microsoft Business Intelligence in Belgium and Luxembourg. SQL Server Day 2010…

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TechNet Livemeeting: Managed Self Service Business Intelligence with PowerPivot

30/09 Managed Self Service Business Intelligence with PowerPivot (English) PowerPivot is Microsoft’s offering in the Managed Self Service Business Intelligence space.  It is one of the most facinating BI software releases in the last couple of years and it will dramatically change the way business people and IT departments develop and implement BI solutions. In…

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Screencast series on Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 5.0

One of my colleagues created a 6 part screencast on how to use MAP. The MAP toolkit has been around for years.  MAP is a powerful inventory, assessment, and reporting tool that can securely run in small or large IT environments without requiring the installation of agent software on any computers or devices. The new…

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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.0 Now Available

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 5.0 is an agentless tool designed to simplify and streamline the IT infrastructure planning process across multiple scenarios through network-wide automated discovery and assessments. This Solution Accelerator performs an inventory of heterogeneous server environments and provides you with usage information for servers in the Core CAL Suite and…

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New White Paper: High Performance SQL Server Workloads on Hyper-V

This new white paper discuss how you can run SQL server workloads on our Hyper-V (R2) infrastructure. The tests in this white paper demonstrate that Hyper-V provides the performance and scalability needed to run SQL Server workloads in consolidation scenarios. As an example, the following diagram compares OLTP workload performance of 8 stacked native instances…

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New Infrastructure Planning Guide for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2

The Infrastructure Planning and Design team has released an updated guide for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2. The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guide for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 helps organizations address key design decisions and confidently plan the efficient implementation of a SQL Server infrastructure….

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SQLUG Event: What is SCOM 2007 R2 and how can it help in managing SQL Servers.

What is SCOM 2007 R2 and how can it help in managing SQL Servers. Managing SQL Server requires insight in the state and performance of the underlying infrastructure, OS and individual SQL components. System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 cannot only give you that insight, but it can be reused in a broader application/service monitoring…

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TechNet Livemeeting tenue en Avril

  What’s new in SQL Server 2008 R2?  – English Session SQL Server 2008 R2 expands SQL Server 2008 with a wide range of new features and possibilities of which your whole organisation can benefit. This release improves the efficiency of IT with new management possibilities and motivates professional users to gather, integrate, analyze and…

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TechNet live meeting: SQL Server Data Management

As promised during the live meeting I’m posting some interesting resources: · SQL Server 2005 Performance Tuning Waits & Queues: http://download.microsoft.com/download/4/7/a/47a548b9-249e-484c-abd7-29f31282b04d/Performance_Tuning_Waits_Queues.doc · Troubleshooting Performance Problems in SQL Server 2005: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sql/2005/tsprfprb.mspx · SQL Server I/O Basics Chapter 2: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/sql/2005/iobasics.mspx · Batch Compilation, Recompilation, and Plan Caching Issues in SQL Server 2005: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc966425.aspx · Troubleshooting SQL Server…

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