Join us for an overview of Microsoft SQL Server 2008, code name "Katmai", the next generation of SQL Server. "Katmai" provides an enterprise data platform for your mission-critical applications, while providing a dynamic development environment and comprehensive business intelligence (BI) platform. We will discuss the key features available in the next version of SQL Server including exciting new additions like Change Data Capture, Table Valued Parameters, Declarative Management Framework, MERGE T-SQL statements, the new FILESTREAM attribute, Data compression (both for data and backups), Database Mirroring enhancements, Performance Studio, Spatial enhancements, Extended Event Tracing and handling, Entity Framework Model discussions, and much more.
Our presenter, Chad Boyd is an Architect, Administrator, and Developer with technologies such as Sql Server (and all related technologies), Windows Server, and Windows Clustering. He currently works with Gratis Internet Inc., and online marketing firm based in Washington, DC (www.gratisinternet.com), and also spends a significant amount of time writing, talking, presenting and blogging about Sql Server in the local DC area and online at mssqltips.com and his personal site, chadhoc.net.
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