Melville Thomson's Blog

Data, SQL and Windows Technologies

September, 2006

  • Announcing the new independant BizTalk User Group - 19 Sept 18:00 London

    I would love to share this with you there is a new independent BizTalk user group starting in the UK. This is independent from Microsoft although we are supporting the development by hosting it at our London location. The main user focus is architects...
  • Access User Group - Info

    Hi Derek http://www.workerthread.com brought this to my attention. So I thought I would give it a mention it is the website of the UK Access User Group http://www.ukaug.co.uk/ . They do have some information on SQL Express on the site. I have been asked...
  • Webcasts for week 11-15 September + On Demand Webcasts

    TechNet Webcast: Technical Benefits of SQL Server 2005 for Every Business (Level 200) Thursday, September 14, 2006 - 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific Time http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032306505&Culture=en-US MSDN Webcast...
  • Resources - 'An introduction to SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services' - Reading Event - 06 Sept

    These are some resources I found to be very useful for you after the Reading event There are two webcasts then a lot of links to various information. Do look at Brian Welcker's Weblog there is lots of useful information there. TechNet Webcast: Introduction...
  • Oracle on Windows a partnership?

    An interesting thing happened to me on the way to the office today. I turned of at the beginning of Thames Valley Park into the land of Oracle. I usually drive straight past to the last roundabout so it was quite strange. I was attending an event for...
  • Really good site on SQL Server Replication

    I have been asked several times for resources to support Replication with SQL Server 2005. I have just found this post by Tony . He found this site www.replicationanswers.com by Paul Ibison. So I thought I would share it with you all. Paul is also an...
  • The first BIZTALK USER GROUP UK (BTUGUK) Event

    I had a great night last night I attended the first BTUGUK (BizTalk User Group UK) event . It was held at the Microsoft location in London. The session was hosted by Richard Blewett who I think did a great job presenting some of the new features in BizTalk...
  • SharePoint 2007 and BI

    This has been a busy week! I attended a TechNet event in Reading last night 20-Sept-06 On SharePoint the presenter was Nick Swan an MVP who also looks after the SharePoint User Group UK . Eileen asked me to make sure everything was ok with Nick as this...
  • 2006 PASS Community Summit

    I thought I should share this with you. A great event for IT Pros and Developers in November in Seattle . November is a busy month and I can’t make this. Simon asked me a couple of weeks ago but it clashes with a previous commitment in Barcelona the same...