September, 2005

  • Managing and Administering SQL Server 2005

    Here is the second in a series of TechNet podcasts focusing on SQL Server 2005. In this podcast, the TechNet team talks about Managing and Administering SQL Server 2005. This session runs about 45 minutes and is available both mp3 and wma formats....
  • SCM '05

    In a previous post I mentioned that I would be presenting at the SCM '05 Symposium in Toronto. I had the good fortune of running into a couple of people that I hadn't seen in quite a while. It seemed as though the conference was well attended and everyone...
  • On Database Performance...

    I have just finished reading a great blog post over on Tom Kyte's blog ( http://tkyte.blogspot.com/2005/09/most-incredible-statement-i-heard-this.html ) regarding database performance and the attitude to what the database should be able to deal with....
  • Upgrading to SQL Server 2005

    If you are currently working with SQL Server 7 or SQL Server 2000, you may be asking yourself what you need to know in order to upgrade to SQL Server 2005 once it launches. The TechNet team has put together an audiocast that talks about upgrading to SQL Server 2005. These audiocasts are a great way to learn about products and technologies during your commute to work, or any other time you might have to listen to them.
  • Are you interested in Supply Chain Management?

    If you're going to be in the Greater Toronto Area, and are interested in Supply Chain Management, I'll be speaking at the Third Annual Symposium on Supply Chain Management at the Wyndham Bristol Place Hotel on Thursday September 29th . The title of...
  • The inside scoop on *.microsoft.com from the team that runs it...

    It looks like the team that runs all of the Microsoft.com sites have started a blog ( http://blogs.technet.com/mscom/default.aspx ). Their first post has some great information on the number of servers they are running, the number of hits on www.microsoft...
  • Canadian Launch Tour 2005 Blog

    The Canadian Launch Team here at Microsoft has put together a blog where we can publish all thing related to the upcoming SQL Server 2005 / Visual Studio 2005 / BizTalk Server 2006 Launch. Take a look at http://blogs.msdn.com/canadian_launch_tour_2005...
  • Save the Date! - SQL Server 2005 Canadian Launch Tour Dates

    One of my colleagues out in Calgary has already got this info posted, so I won't duplicate the information. Take a look at Dan Sellers Blog Post: http://blogs.msdn.com/dansellers/archive/2005/09/06/461448.aspx to find out when we will be in your city...
  • Self Guided Tour of Vista Beta 1

    If you weren't able to make is out to the Windows Vista Install Fest that Bruce ran last weekend, but you do have a copy of Vista Beta 1 (either via TechNet or MSDN), then you may want to take a look that the self guided tour document . The guide is...