Melville Thomson's Blog

Data, SQL and Windows Technologies

January, 2007

  • Looking for a SQL Server/Business Intelligence IT Pro Evangelist

    Eileen is looking to extend her team and is looking for two new IT Pro Evangelists to join us in the UK. One of these will be a SQL Server/Business Intelligence person. The details for the job are here . What we are looking for is someone who is technical...
  • SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition

    I would just like to highlight the SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition. The download page is here . This is the latest SQL Server Compact Edition add-ins, updates, tools and all the parts to enable you to build occasionally–connected mobile and desktop applications...
  • How Creative are You With System Designs ?

    It seems a strange question, last year we started DesignIT this is a design competition.for charity. Last year it was a great success the aim is to design a solution to benefit a charity in the UK. We will make sure the winning design is implemented up...
  • Webcasts for SQL Server for Jan and Feb

    Momentum Webcast: Microsoft Business Intelligence Solutions with SQL Server 2005 (Level 100) Thursday, January 18, 2007 11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time TechNet Webcast: Protecting SQL Server with System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM...
  • SQL Server Starter Data Schemas

    I know this is a repeat of the post form Dan but as he is on MSDN and I am on TechNet blogs I think it goes to a slightly different audience. I was asked about schema design by Andy from BETT 2007 where we did technical support for the Microsoft stand...
  • The Microsoft Technical Roadshow 2007

    Hi all now that the launch event is past and we are into a new year, the next Event to look forward to is The Microsoft Technical Roadshow 2007 . The show will visit 5 locations starting on the 20 Feb and finishing on the 20 Mar. There will be sessions...
  • SQL Server - Best Practices

    This is a great resource and I would just like to highlight it in case you missed it. Euan Garden mentioned it in passing before Christmas. The SQL Server - Best Practices Site has loads of great information there are links to Technical White papers....