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SQL Server 2012 is coming soon and will bring exciting opportunities  with our enhanced database platform, BI and developer tools.

 

Training titles below have been organized by Sales & Licensing and Technical, with partner-type and role-specific titles noted.

 

In December, a series of six on-demand sessions describing the partner opportunity, as well as drill-downs into specific new capabilities of SQL Server 2012 became available. See “New”, the first section below.
 

Scroll down for a list of on-demand training available now in the Partner Learning Center (PLC):

 

 

New

New  Partner Academy Live sessions for BDMs and Sales professionals are now available on-demand in the Partner Learning Center

Two sessions focused on opportunity:

SQL Server 2012 Value Proposition  for SIs

SQL Server 2012 Value Proposition  for ISVs

 

And four in the APU (Application Platform University) series:

APU - What’s new in SQL Server 2012  for Partners

APU - Run, Grow and Transform with  Microsoft Application Platform

APU - Partner Opportunities with  Platform Modernization and Private Cloud

APU - Partner Opportunities with  Microsoft BI (including DW and appliances)

 

In addition, we have the first in a 3-part series of sales training for SMB:

SQL Server 2012 in the SMB Market:  Key Opportunities to Stimulate Sales Growth

 

The Hands on Labs have been upgraded to Release Candidate. See the Technical section below for the replacement links.

 

 

Learning paths

 

Updated Learning Paths – role-based to help partners find training suitable for them

 

SQL Server 2012 (Product)

System Integrators
ISVs

LARs

VARs

Distributors

Hosters

 

Sales and Licensing
(on-demand)

LAR General Overview suitable for LAR sales specialists and licensing specialists:  SQL Server 2012 Licensing Overview for LARs

LAR Licensing series (saved search) for 4 modules below

Volume  Licensing: Getting Started with SQL Server 2012

Volume  Licensing: SQL Server 2012 Product and Licensing Overview

Volume  Licensing: SQL Server 2012 Pricing and SKU Overview

Volume  Licensing: SQL Server 2012 New Migration Rights

                                                     

Learning and Readiness Resources for LARs (portal page)

Distributors: SQL Server 2012 Licensing Overview for Distributors

ISVs: SQL Server 2012 ISVR Licensing

SPLA partners: SQL Server 2012 Overview for Service Providers and SPLA

 

All other partners: SQL Server 2012 Licensing Overview for Partners

 

Sales
(Partner Academy Lives)

Exploring  the Private Cloud Partner Opportunity with SQL Server (SQL205PAL)

Make  more money with SQL Server – the economics and best practices of building a  SQL Server Practice

 

Tech
100-200
(On-demand)

We have three mini-course (saved searches):

SQL  Server 2012: Technical Overview for BI Consultants  

SQL  Server 2012: Technical Overview for Database Administrators

SQL  Server 2012: Technical Overview for Application Developers

that include the following titles:

 

For BI Consultants:

 

· Technical    Overview of New Features: SQL Server Code Name Denali

· SQL    Server: Data Discovery and Managed Self-Service BI

· SQL    Server Code Name Denali: Credible, Consistent Data

· SQL    Server Code Name Denali: Complete Data Warehousing

 

 

For Database Administrators & Developers:

 

· Technical    Overview of New Features: SQL Server Code Name Denali

· SQL    Server Code Name Denali: Required 9s and Data Protection

· SQL    Server Code Name Denali: Blazing Fast Performance

· SQL    Server Code Name Denali: Organizational Compliance

· SQL    Server Code Name Denali: Scale on Demand

 

For Application Developers:

·  Technical    Overview of New Features: SQL Server Code Name Denali

· SQL    Server Code Name Denali: Optimized Developer Productivity

· SQL    Server Code Name Denali: Extend Data Virtually Anywhere

 

Technical

On demand

Hands-on Labs Online

The Virtual Hands-on-Labs have been upgraded to the Release candidate.

 

 

Updates or replacements will be available by mid-January:

1.       Microsoft SQL Server 2012: Distributed Replay Utility – Current release has been cancelled. Lab will be updated

2.       Microsoft SQL Server 2012: Multi-Server Management - Current release has been cancelled and will be replaced by “SQL Server 2012 - What's New in Manageability”

3.       Introduction to SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Information Management - Current release has been cancelled and will be replaced by  "SQL Server 2012 - What's New in Data Warehousing and EIM"

 

 

Developers

SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit contains labs, demos, and presentations to help developers learn to develop database and BI solutions using SQL Server 2012.

 

The 2-day Velocity training specifically designed for ISVs will become available in Q4.

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