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get your hands dirty with SQL Server 2012 SP1

get your hands dirty with SQL Server 2012 SP1

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Today I am happy to share with you that we released our updated hands-on-labs to our public portal.

On www.microsoft.com/sqlserverlabs you'll find a set of pre-configured hands-on-labs that will allow you to get your hands dirty on the latest and greatest technology and features in SQL Server 2012.

The nice thing about our labs is that the only thing you really need to run is a browser (Internet Explorer, ActiveX enabled).

Instantly after launching a lab, a hands-on-lab manual will provide guidance to walk through the set of Virtual Machines that are preconfigured for these tasks.

Just image the capabilities for a second, anything that you would like to try with SQL Server is basically possible in our configuration.

Below is a list of labs that we released to our public portal:

 

Note: Clicking on the lab name will actually immediately start the lab on  www.microsoft.com/sqlserverlabs

Data Platform

SQL200 - Introduction to SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups

SQL201 - Data Platform Showcase on SQL Server 2012

SQL202 - Exploring new T-SQL features in SQL Server 2012

SQL203 - Exploring SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) in Visual Studio 2012

SQL205 - Installing SQL Server 2012 on Windows 2012 Server Core

SQL206 - Installing SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server 2012

SQL208 - Upgrading to SQL Server 2012 from SQL 2005/2008

SQL209 - Implementing Transparent Database Encryption

SQL210 - Implementing and Managing AlwaysOn Availability Groups

 

Business Intelligence

SQL211 - Creating a PerformancePoint Services dashboard based on a SQL Server 2012 BI Semantic Model

SQL212 - Optimizing a SQL Server 2012 Tabular BI Semantic Model

SQL213 - Exploring Power View in SQL Server 2012

SQL214 - Creating a SQL Server Reporting Services Report based on a Tabular BI Semantic Model

SQL215 - Developing a SQL Server 2012 Tabular BI Semantic Model using SQL Server Data Tools

SQL216 - Creating a PerformancePoint Services dashboard based on a SQL Server 2012 BI Semantic Model

SQL217 - Creating a PowerPivot workbook in Excel 2013

 

 

Comments
  • Hey this sounds great. What's the difference between SQL211 and SQL216?

  • hi Andreas, they appear to be the same, we will update that on our portal

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