With the SQL Server 2008 release coming next quarter, now is a good time to start ramping up on the skills that you will need to deploy and take advantage of the new features of SQL Server 2008.  I see over on the Data Platform Insider blog that there are now 24 hours of recorded webcast sessions on SQL Server 2008.  Check them out!

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Trusted

  • Ensuring Your Data Is Secure with a Trusted Platform (ITPro 90m)
  • Securing Your System (ITPro 90m)
  • Ensuring Business Continuity (ITPro 90m)
  • Predictable Response to Your Users (ITPro 90m)
  • Performance Troubleshooting (ITPro 90m)

Productive

  • Using the Microsoft Data Platform for Easy Data Access with SQL Server 2008 (Dev 60m)
  • Free Your Data with SQL Server 2008 (Dev 60m)
  • Streamline Data Access with SQL Server 2008 (Dev 60m)
  • Manage Your Unstructured Data with SQL Server 2008 (Dev 60m)
  • Simplify Management of Your SQL Server 2008 Data Platform (ITPro 90m)
  • Simplify Management with Policy-Based Management (ITPro 90m)
  • Map Your Data with SQL Server Spatial Features (Dev 9m)
  • Ensuring Your Data Is Secure with a Trusted Platform (ITPro 90m)

Intelligent

  • Data Warehousing Scale and Performance (ITPro 90m)
  • Data Warehousing Management (ITPro 90m)
  • Upgrade Your Database (ITPro 90m)
  • Performance Troubleshooting (ITPro 90m)
  • Scale Your Business (ITPro 90m)
  • Analysis Services Design and Performance Improvements (ITPro 90m)
  • Data Mining (ITPro 90m)