SQL Server 2008 Upgrade Technical Reference Guide

Just released, and only weighing in at 490 pages.  You didn’t have anything better to do over the Thanksgiving weekend, did you? 😉 Get it here. Brief Description This 490-page document covers the essential phases and steps to upgrade existing instances of SQL Server 2000 and 2005 to SQL Server 2008 by using best practices….


Even more Virtual PC/Server images

2007 Office System Demo and HOL Images This virtual machine demonstration environment contains almost 50 Hands-On-Labs, ~25 demos, and more than 10 software packages.  A mere 50GB is needed on your hard drive to install this (large) image! Once you have walked through all of the Hands-On-Labs and demos, you will know more about SharePoint…


Business Intelligence Virtual Labs

Ever wanted to get your feet wet with Business Intelligence, but didn’t want to go through the steps of installing SQL Server, finding some sample data, figuring out how everything works…? The TechNet team has put together a series of Virtual Labs that you can play with for 90 minutes at a time (and you…