In this session we will provide an overview of the next release of SQL Server, SQL Server 2008, codenamed "Katmai". The session will cover the core value-proposition, major themes and scenarios, and the specific engine improvements, including the new Management Framework, datatypes (spatial,…), new Reporting Engine, FileStream, etc. We also cover the new development processes being used to build this release, the release timeline and the disclosure calendar.
Level: 200 – 300
Depending on the audience, we'll remain high-level (management / decision maker audience) or go more deeper (DBA, Developer or technical BI audience).
Gunther Beersaerts is a Senior Technical Specialist at Microsoft Belgium & Luxembourg.
18:00 - 18:30 Welcome
18:30 - 21:00 Session with pause
21:00 - 22:00 Drink
Full details and free registration can be found here.