Wednesday, January 05, 2005 - 8:00 - 9:30 AM Pacific Time

Bryan Von Axelson, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is the next version of the SQL Server product family. This new edition offers a number of enhancements to meet the needs of today's environment. This session presents the key areas of SQL Server of interest to the IT professional. We look at various security enhancements including the authentication changes, and we discuss the increased granularity of permissions that the new product allows. We look at availability and the changes to improve service availability and replication of data. We also cover the improvements in the manageability of the product.