TechNet Events presents: Integrate your IT Environment

Is your IT Infrastructure fully dedicated to just one technology solution? Chances are you work in a heterogeneous environment that includes a variety of technologies from Microsoft®, Linux, MySQL and Apple. Integration becomes vital in order for your core business applications to maintain business flow and efficiency. How do you achieve identity integration? Run Open…


SQL 2008 – Is it supported on System Center Configuration Manager 2007?

          Our live event content this quarter includes System Center Configuration Manager 2007 and this has been a common question: “Is SQL 2008 supported as a site database?” The Answer Absolutely!!!!!    SQL Server 2008 is now supported on Configuration Manager 2007 RTM and SP1!   What Do I need to do…


Just Announced at TechEd in Barcelona, España: Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.2 Now Available!!!!

  I did a post back in October titled MICROSOFT ASSESSMENT & PLANNING TOOLKIT 3.2 BETA PROGRAM IS NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION.  I’m pleased to let you know that last week at TechEd in Barcelona, the RTM release of the Microsoft® Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) was announced. If you’re doing any planning for IT…



The Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit is an integrated platform with tools and guidance that make it easier for you to assess your current IT infrastructure and determine the right Microsoft technologies for your IT needs. It offers easy inventory, powerful assessment and actionable recommendations for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server Hyper-V, Virtual Server…


SQL Server 2008 Roadshow

Register now for the SQL Server 2008 Roadshow starting in October!!! Come and learn more about SQL Server 2008 and the new enhanced capabilities of the product.  We will be exploring security and database management, how to best manage your data, and what’s new in business intelligence with SQL Server 2008.  Don’t miss this half-day…


Another SQL 2008 Beta Exam: 71-433 TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Database Development

Are you a SQL Server 2008 database developer?  Then you might want to look  at taking this beta exam.  Registration opens up September 19th and the actuall exams must be taken between September 22, 2008– October 10, 2008.  Go to the Beta Announcements blog for more details!!! Good luck!!!


Are you a SQL Server 2008 BI guru??? Then you need to take this new Beta Exam!!

Yeah, I’m pushing certification again, although in this case I won’t be taking the exam as I am so not a SQL guru.  But if YOU are and you want to test your skills, as well as help guide the resulting final exam, then show your worth and take this beta exam.  Sign-up before September…


SQL Server 2008 Released to Manufacture (RTM)!!!!

Yes, SQL Server 2008 is finally here and is ready to deliver a rich set of integrated services that enable you to do more with your data, such as query, search, synchronize, report, and analyze.  Want more information?  Get a great overview of the new features and how SQL can make you more productive from…