Upcoming Free TechNet Events

  Upcoming TechNet Events   12 Implementing Full-Text in SQL Server REGISTER   FEB 2013 Timing 10:00 – 11:30   Audience IT professionals        Type Live Webcast         Language English Abstract In this session we will discuss the capabilities and the core components of Full-Text Search, implementing Full-Text indexes and working with Full-Text queries.​ Speaker…


Join the Belgian Experts and Microsoft Corp Product team for 12 hours of SQL Server 2012

  Join us for the 12 hours of SQL Server 2012, the next release of the Microsoft Cloud-Ready Information Platform that is scheduled to be released in the first half of 2012. During the 12 hours of SQL Server 2012 we’ll offer you 12 webcasts over 12 hours starting 12:12 CET on February 24th (too…


Upcoming TechNet Webcasts in October and November

Register now for the following TechNet Webcasts scheduled in October and November 2011: 18 OCT  2011 Operations Manager 2012 Application Monitoring Timing 14:00 – 15:30 | Type Live Webcast | Language English Abstract Microsoft acquired AVIcode at the end of 2010. Starting the day the deal closed Microsoft have been working hard to integrate the…


Try before you buy with the TechNet Virtual labs

The TechNet Virtual Labs will enable you to quickly evaluate and test our products and technologies through a series of guided, hands-on labs that you can complete in 90 minutes or less. There is no complex setup or installation required, and you can use TechNet Virtual Labs online immediately, free. What labs are available today?…


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…


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….


SQLUG Event: SQL Server Service Broker and some of the things it can do for you

SQL Server Service Broker and some of the things it can do for you” is brought to you by Nico Jacobs and will take place on February 11th. Since SQL server 2005, it is possible to build a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) inside SQL Server. The component that enables this is the service broker, a…


SQLUG event, March 19: MDX, from zero to hero

MDX, from zero to hero. This session MDX is the language that allows you to query a SQL Server Analyses Services multi-dimensional data structure or OLAP cube. In this session, after a brief review on the concepts of an OLAP cube, the MDX syntax for querying a cube will be explained and demoed step-by-step. Speaker:…


February edition of TechNet Magazine online

Microsoft Office: Business Intelligence with SharePoint and Excel A good business intelligence strategy can both streamline business processes and boost productivity and profit. And rolling out a solution with tools that you already have may be easier than you think. Find out how you can integrate Microsoft Office Excel and Excel Services with SharePoint to…


SQLUG Event Thu, January 29: The Holy Trinity for SQL Server DBAs: Indexes, Execution Plans and the optimizer

This UG-evening will start with an introduction of the basics of index design (the heap,clustered/non clustered indexes and covering of a query by an index). Later we will discuss how the optimizer works, why it can be wrong (statistics, procedure cache) and how to correct this. Another part of the session will be some advanced…