Ward Pond's SQL Server blog

Ruminating on issues pertinent to the design and development of sound databases and processes under Microsoft SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2005, and SQL Server 2000 (while reserving the right to vent about anything else that's on my mind)

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    The following description of a pending webcast arrived in my inbox earlier this week; I thought it might be of interest to some of you as you prepare for the launch of Windows 7: Is Your Organization Ready for Windows 7? October 6, 2009 12:00 PM Eastern / 9:00 a.m. Pacific (60 minutes) Event Details...
  • Blog Post: Mark Russinovich Windows 7 Application Compatibility Virtual Roundtable on June 18

    On Thursday, June 18 at 11am PDT, Mark Russinovich will host the first of a two-session virtual roundtable for IT pros worldwide to discuss Windows 7 Application Compatibility. This is a chance for IT pros to learn all about the Windows 7 Application Compatibility and answer any deployment and management...
  • Blog Post: Last Day to Start Downloading the Windows 7 Beta

    As previously mentioned , if you want to work with the Windows 7 Beta, you need to start your download today and finish it by this Thursday, 12 February 2009.  Full details are available here . If you want it, go get it!  You need to register and start your download today, and finish your download...
  • Blog Post: Second Shot with a Side of Career Assist: Just What the Doctor Ordered

    In light of the current state of the economy (not to mention recent news in my own back yard (I can still call it that since we continue, against our deeply held wishes, to own a house in Redmond)), I make it a point to count my blessings every day.  A loving and supportive family is primary among...
  • Blog Post: Registration Open for Spring 2009 IT Pro Tiki Hut Tour

    I’ve got to say, the title of this post isn’t a sentence I ever saw myself typing..  but that’s before I got Blain Barton ’s email today and followed the link .. Blain’s got all the details, including registration links, but you’re basically invited to join your colleague for Hawaiian pizza (one...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7 Beta Available for Download This Friday, January 9

    Exciting news over on The Windows Blog : the first and only release of the Windows 7 Beta will be available for download here this Friday, January 9. The full details are here , but I'll share some highlights: The beta will only be available for a limited time, to the first 2.5 million people who...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7 Now Available

    You might have heard about this somewhere else.. but Windows 7 was launched today . I recently got an upgraded laptop from my employer, upon which I installed Windows 7. Both the machine and the software are quite remarkable. First, the machine, so you can see how sweetly I’m riding these days...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7 Beta Downloads Close in a Week..

    .. and you’ve only got nine days left to finish your download. Here’s a lazy cut-and-paste from my previous post on the topic.. There’s a new post on The Windows Blog indicating that general availability of the Windows 7 Beta download will end on February 10th. Here’s the calendar: The...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7 Beta Downloads Extended Through February 10

    There’s a new post on The Windows Blog indicating that general availability of the Windows 7 Beta download will end on February 10th.  Here’s the calendar: The shutdown of general availability for the Windows 7 Beta will occur in 3 phases over the course of the next few weeks: Starting January 27th...