In this episode Keith and Woody sat down shortly after SQL Server 2008 R2 was released to MSDN to discuss this major update for SQL Server. With this release, SQL Server is moving away from being just a database and starting to be an information platform. New features like SteamInsight, improved reports and updated BI tools make this a release that is very exciting for all developer in the community.
Thanks to our guests this episode
Don Demsak is based out of New Jersey, and is the CTO of Tellago. He specializes in building Service Oriented applications with .Net. He has a popular blog at www.donxml.com and is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, and a member of the INETA Speakers Bureau. He is currently immersed in building RESTful Services with .Net 3.5 & 4.0, exploring Domain Specific Languages in .Net, and the various LINQ enabled frameworks.
Don’s Blog is http://donxml.com
Don’s can be found on Twitter at http://twitter.com/donxml
- SQL Server 2008 R2 Homepage
- Microsoft StreamInsight (Overview)
- Reactive Extensions for .NET (Rx)
- SQL Server 2008 R2 Programmability