SQL Server 2008 and R2 - Data as a strategy
Come hear Buck Woody, Microsoft's "Real World DBA" explain the new feature-sets in SQL Server 2008 and R2, as they apply to the data professional. With demos, explanations and information you can use right away, you'll find out where these new platforms fit in your organization, and which features you can leverage, and where to apply them. You'll also receive no-nonsense, practical references where you can find out more about each feature.
Buck Woody has been working with Information Technology since 1981. He has worked for the U.S. Air Force, at an IBM reseller as technical support, and for NASA as well as U.S. Space Command as an IT contractor. He has worked in most all IT positions from computer repair technician to system and database administrator, and from network technician to IT Manager and with multiple platforms as a Data Professional. He has been a DBA and Database Developer on Oracle systems running on a VAX to SQL Server and DB2 installations