Don’t miss out! Register for the SQL webinar now!

Not long to go! Tune in on August 2nd at 11am for a behind-the-scenes tour of SQL 2016 and Azure SQL DB Including a Live Q&A. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! Register and mark your calendar NOW:  


Ignite Australia on Channel 9 and upcoming free SQL Server events!

Ignite Australia was held in the Gold Coast last week and the team have been working tirelessly to get all the sessions up on Channel 9. Head to the Ignite Australia page within Channel 9 to view, download and share any of the sessions that interest you. For those who need a refresher, here are…


Cloud OS MVP Roadshow: Perth and Sydney dates!!

Happy Friday everyone!! Our strong MVP community is taking the Microsoft Cloud OS story on the road in September!! Find out more information on the Sydney event and register here. Find out more information on the Perth event and register here.   


TechNet Most Read: Your 2013 Wrap-Up

With only a few days until the end of the year, what better time to sit and reflect on the year that was? 2013 was a big year for IT Pros, with the general availability of the R2 wave of releases, the rise of the mobile worker, the continuation of the Windows 8 vision with…

An Overview of SQL Server 2014

Hi everyone, Fancy some complimentary online training, delivered by expert guest speakers? Well you’re in luck…there’s another TechNet LIVE session coming up soon, this time focused on the topic of SQL Server 2014. Dr Greg Low, a SQL Server MVP and Microsoft Regional Director will be stepping up to the mic to give an overview of…

TechNet LIVE is back in November!

Hi everyone, Am happy to share that TechNet LIVE, our free online training for IT pros is back in November! While Jeff and Macca hit the road around the country, we’ve invited some guestspeakers in to take over the mic for a little while. Coming up first next Friday morning from 11am-12.30pm is Shashank Pawar…

SQL 2008 R2 launch activities in Adelaide and Perth

Perth and Adelaide SQL 2008 R2 events – New Era of Data Management and Business Intelligence SQL Server 2008 R2 released to RTM on April 21st and will officially launch on May 12th . To support the launch that kicked off in Australia today in Brisbane we have planned SQL R2 Hands on Workshops and…


SQL Server 2008 R2 Released to Manufacturing!

Via Data Platform Insider We are very excited to share that today, Microsoft released SQL Server 2008 R2 to manufacturing! Customers can expect availability in the next few weeks through Microsoft’s distribution channels. For more information, visit SQL Server 2008 R2 enhancements continue to support mission-critical workloads providing a trusted, scalable platform, increased developer…


SQL Server 2008 R2 Australia Tour

SQL Server 2008 is a broad, integrated, easy-to-use, and rich platform for database management and delivering Business Intelligence (BI). SQL Server 2008 R2; the latest release to this enterprise-class DBMS, was announced at TechEd 2009. The official launch of the R2 release is set for May 12th, 2010. SQL Server 2008 R2 delivers several breakthrough…


Download SQL Server 2008 R2 August CTP today

SQL Server 2008 R2 expands on the value delivered in SQL Server 2008 to help your organization scale with confidence and improve IT and developer efficiency with new and enhanced tools for application and multi-server management, master data services and complex event processing. The new Self Service BI capabilities will empower end users to access,…