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What Exactly Is in SQL Server 2008 R2?

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Presenter: Kevin Cox, Microsoft

Session 03 (14:00 GMT on May 19)

Session Details

Take a walk through all the major enhancements in the new release of SQL Server, including PowerPivot, Multi-Server Management, StreamInsight, Parallel Data Warehouse, and Master Data Management. This session will give you a good, high-level overview as well as general usage scenarios where the new features could fit in your organization.


About the Speaker

Kevin Cox has worked in the database field for more than 30 years as a DBA, author, lecturer, consultant, and now Principal Program Manager on the SQL Server Customer Advisory Team (SQLCAT). He has worked on some of the largest database projects in the world, becoming an expert in both scale-up and scale-out databases. Kevin has written a book on SQL Server and many articles for SQL Server and DBMS magazines and even the old HP3000 magazine. He has a strong application development and architecture background and was previously certified to teach Powerbuilder and Visual Basic.Kevin has an MBA from the University of Denver and a bachelor’s of science degree from Arizona State University.

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