With a strong set of sessions and speakers, the opportunity to connect with over 250 of your peers and the first sneak preview of SQL Server 2008 R2, you’ll enjoy SQL Server Day 2009.
The day will start with an opening keynote by Microsoft. Together with you, the Microsoft team will take a look at the power of the SQL Server platform today and how it will evolve with SQL Server 2008 R2 and SQL Azure. Expect a powerful session filled with lots of demos that walk the talk.
Chris Webb will fly in to cover one of the technical sessions as well as the closing keynote, where he will point out how Microsoft achieves new breakthroughs in Self-Service Business Intelligence (BI) with PowerPivot (a.k.a. Gemini).
SQL Server Day 2009 also delivers 11 technical sessions, tailored to your needs as a SQL Server and Microsoft Business Intelligence professional or developer. A taste of what to expect :
- Designing effective aggregations in Analysis Services 2008
- New features in Report Builder 3.0
- Handling XML in SQL Server
- Policy Based Management
- Managing Data Movement
- Entity Framework in Visual Studio 2010
- Changes in SQL Server 2008 R2
- Effective ETL with Integration Services
- and much more…
All sessions are presented by recognized SQL Server specialists and SQL Server MVPs.