The are a few features that DBA's have been waiting years for. and there are few things that make a Production DBA's shoulders slump more than the subject of Governance.
Lara Rubbelke has just presented a webcast on Policy-Based Management, which should be saved for viewing on Microsoft.com soon.
This is the link and description of the webcast for your information and benefit.
TechNet Webcast: Governing Your Enterprise with Policy-Based Management (Level 300) Policy-Based Management is an essential new feature to maintain configuration consistency across large distributed environments, enforce strict regulatory requirements, and manage the complexity of Microsoft SQL Server instances throughout the enterprise. In this webcast, you learn how to centralize business and regulatory compliance reporting by extending Policy-Based Management to all SQL Server instances in your enterprise, including Microsoft SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2005, and SQL Server 2000. http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032402179&EventCategory=4&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US
Last Update: 3/17/2009
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Charley Hanania is based in Zurich and is a Principle Consultant at QS2 – Quality Software Solutions.