News

 

Got Servers? Cisco Does ! Oh by the way they’ll rock your SQL Server configuration too

http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2011/05/19/got-servers-cisco-does-oh-by-the-way-they-ll-rock-your-sql-server-2008-r2-configuration-too.aspx

 

Microsoft Introduces the Cloud-Ready Information Platform

http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2011/05/16/microsoft-introduces-the-cloud-ready-information-platform.aspx

 

Visualise This: Take our PowerPivot Quiz and win an Xbox 360

http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2011/05/05/visualize-this-take-our-powerpivot-quiz-and-win-an-xbox-360.aspx

 

SQL Server 2008 R2 Offers Enhancements, New Management Capabilities

http://www.eweek.com/c/a/IT-Infrastructure/SQL-Server-2008-R2-Offers-Enhancements-New-Management-Capabilities-518969/

 

Seven Reasons To Care About SQL Server 2008 R2

http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-management/seven-reasons-care-about-sql-server-2008-r2-631

 

 

 

Other

http://blogs.technet.com/trm/default.aspx

 

 

 

Events/Webcasts

PASS DW/BI VC Presents: Creating Dynamic Calculations Using DAX Formulas in PowerPivot

https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/usergroups/join?id=SZSB5Q&role=attend&pw=BdD%5B_7.%2CG

 

 

 

Documents

 

Essential Guide to SQL Server 2008 R2 for the DBA (Free e-book)

http://download.microsoft.com/download/0/A/0/0A0E54E6-262F-4D2F-A7B0-2EFFD37F85F8/SQL%20Server%20Essential%20Guide%20FINAL.pdf

 

 

New KB Articles

 

SQL 2008

 

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Standard

FIX: A backup operation on a SQL Server 2008 database fails if you enable change tracking on this database

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/978839