Data Warehousing features in SQL 2008

Features to be covered include:
  • Resource Governer
  • Compression
  • STAR Joins
  • Parallelism Improvements
  • Minimally Logged Inserts
  • Read Committed Snapshot Isolation Enhancements
  • SSIS Improvements
  • Anything else that springs to mind...:o)
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  • SpeakerBIO
    James Rowland-Jones is a Principal Consultant for The Big Bang Data Company. His focus and passion is to architect and deliver highly scalable analytical platforms that are creative, simple, and elegant in their design. James specializes in big data warehouse solutions that leverage both SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse and Hadoop ecosystems. James is a keen advocate for the SQL Server community; both internationally and in the UK. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for PASS and sits on the organising committee for SQLBits - Europe's largest event for the Microsoft Data Platform. James has been awarded Microsoft’s MVP accreditation since 2008 for his services to the community.


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