Spatial Data “Stretches Out” in SQL Server 2012
The addition of spatial data to SQL Server 2008 is one of the most important in terms of new clients and the introduction as a new type of application, as well as integration in line-of-business applications. But
SQL Server 2008 was just the beginning, and there are some impressive new features and performance improvements in SQL Server 2012. This talk will give you a solid grounding in spatial data and theory, introduce spatial concepts and go on to discuss the new features and performance enhancements.
Bob Beauchemin is a database-centric application practitioner and architect, instructor, course author, writer, and Developer Skills Partner for SQLskills. Over the past few years he's been writing and teaching his SQL Server 2005-2012 courses to students worldwide through the Ascend program, the Metro (SQL Server 2008 Jumpstart) program, and other database developer-centric classes. He is lead author of the books "A Developer's Guide to SQL Server 2005" and "A First Look at SQL Server 2005 For Developers", author of "Essential ADO.NET" and has written articles on SQL Server and other databases, database security, ADO.NET, and OLE DB for MSDN, SQL Server Magazine, and others.