Category: "SQL Server"

SQL Server 2008 is RTM, YES!

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (RTM) - 10.0.1600.22 (Intel X86) Aug 9 2008 10:01:31 The download ISOs are available from MSDN Subscriber Downloads and/or TechNet Subscriber Downloads, I didn't know when it will be available for non-MSDN/TechNet… more »

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR July CTP Released

Microsoft® Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition GDR July CTP is available for download.Download it here: ... laylang=en CU tosc more »

Free "Basic Training" for SQL Server

Scaling Up Reporting Services 2008 vs. Reporting Services 2005

Running Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services on Windows Server 2008 vs. Windows Server 2003 and Memory

SQL Server 2008 Beta Exams

The Microsoft certifications blog for developer & SQL Server technologies, makes an Open Inventation for SQL Server 2008 DBA 71-432 and SQL Server 2008 BI 71-448, only through the end of July.Link:… more »

T-SQL Programmability Features in SQL Server 2008

Itzik Ben-Gan starts with a Whitepaper for SQL Server 2008 - An Introduction to New T-SQL Programmability Features in SQL Server 2008.Link: A must read! CU tosc more »

Jobs on production instances

A wonderful handout for SQL Server Jobs by Tara Kizer. CU tosc more »

BgInfo, WMI and SQL Server

BgInfo from Sysinternals (now Windows Sysinternals, by Mark Russinovich) automatically displays relevant information about a Windows computer on the desktop's background, such as the computer name, IP address, service pack version, and more interesting… more »

Report Server Catalog Best Practices

This technical note is part of the Building and Deploying Large Scale SQL Server Reporting Services Environments Technical Note Series which provides general guidance on how to set up, implement, and optimize an enterprise scale-out architecture for your… more »