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March, 2010

  • New Data Visualizations in SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 R2

    Sean Boon from the Reporting Services team here. In the spirit of last week’s SQL Server Sequence question about Reporting Services 2008 R2. I wanted to talk more about the new visualizations and how they can help you effectively communicate insights...
  • Do You Know Your Data? Test Yourself with the SQL Server Sequence

    The SQL Server Sequence has concluded. Congratulations to our Grand Prize Winner, Nikolas Allen! In anticipation of the SQL Server R2 launch, we held a contest to test your knowledge of SQL Server and give away some great prizes in the process. For...
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Launch Tour Kicking Off at PASS European Conference 2010

    Donald Farmer—one of the best-known thinkers on the Microsoft SQL Server Business Intelligence team—will head up the launch of the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Community Tour and dig into the new release at a special full-day Microsoft R2 Launch Event...
  • Terms and Conditions

    MICROSOFT SQL SERVER SEQUENCE CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES COMMON TERMS USED IN THESE RULES: These are the official rules that govern how the Microsoft SQL Server Sequence contest promotion will operate (“Contest”). In these rules, “we...
  • SQL Server JDBC Planning Survey

    Dear SQL Server developers and users, The Microsoft SQL Server JDBC team is beginning to think of future JDBC driver releases. As we review the priorities and goals for the long term, we see you and your organization as key stakeholders. Your input on...
  • Tom Casey Chats with SQL Server Magazine

    Mr. Tom Casey is featured on the April 2010 cover of SQL Server magazine. He is the highlight of Sheila Molnar’s fe ature article, entitled Tom Casey on Microsoft’s BI Strategy . A quote from the interview: “The consumers of BI, the IT professionals that...
  • Thirsty for more Microsoft Codename “Dallas” Info?

    A couple weeks back, our SQL Server Sequence question of the week was “Microsoft code name 'Dallas,' what kind of data does it allow me to access and combine with my own data for rich analysis and reporting?” Maybe you got the answer right. Maybe you...