November 2010–Technical Rollup Mail – SQL Server


News

Announcing an updated version of PowerPivot for Excel

http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2010/10/28/announcing-an-updated-version-of-powerpivot-for-excel.aspx

HELP SHAPE THE FUTURE OF SQL SERVER!!!

http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2010/10/27/help-shape-the-future-of-sql-server.aspx

CIOs share insight on best practices and challenges in today’s enterprise environment

http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2010/10/21/cios-share-insight-on-best-practices-and-challenges-in-today-s-enterprise-environment.aspx

Other

http://blogs.technet.com/trm/default.aspx

Downloads

SQL 2005

Partial Database Availability

SQL Server 2005 features that enable appropriately designed solutions to achieve partial availability and remain online even after a disk subsystem hardware failure.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=11a7ae65-c792-47ea-8b4e-fb87d0ece9b6

SQL 2008

Contoso Sales Manager Sample Solution

This solution allows you to track contacts from an External System database (a sample database provided free by Microsoft named “Adventure Works”) in Outlook as native Outlook contacts, with the ability to create, edit and delete customers to the backend External System.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=0fef46fa-5472-451a-8a99-0e3039126336

Partial Database Availability

SQL Server 2005 features that enable appropriately designed solutions to achieve partial availability and remain online even after a disk subsystem hardware failure.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=11a7ae65-c792-47ea-8b4e-fb87d0ece9b6

Events/Webcasts

SPLA 101 Orientation

Wednesday, December 01, 2010 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Please join our SPLA 101 Orientation for New providers who have recently enrolled in SPLA. The course agenda is below:

Course Agenda

Agreement Benefits

Services Provider Use Rights (SPUR)

Media Requests, License Keys, and Product Activation

Microsoft Partner Network Hosting Competency Membership

Licensing & Reporting Best Practices

Reseller Contacts

Open Q&A

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032467116&culture=en-US

Comments (1)

  1. Prashant Thakwani says:

    Isn't there any KB articles for any of the SQL Server versions/editions in Nov edition ?