A collection of 21 articles from SQL Server Pro and written by Itzik Ben-Gan that demonstrate practical, advanced tips for using T-SQL. Also included are 18 logic puzzles that Itzik included in many of his articles. SQL querying problems often require you to deal with logical challenges. Sometimes the logical parts are more difficult to figure out than the technical, SQL-specific, parts.
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Expected Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 release dates, a cool new mouse, and why Microsoft no longer uses the name "Metro" when referring to apps for Windows 8. Plus, what the EU, Google, and Mozilla are doing about IE in Windows 8....More
Enhanced high availability heads the list of SQL Server 2012 improvements, but you'll also find features for better performance, easier BI, simplified licensing, and a streamlined number of editions....More
Whether you’re on Windows Server 2003 and eyeing the impending end of support, or your Active Directory is running a newer version of Windows Server, there is a ton of new functionality available as you migrate to Windows Server 2012 R2. Join Brian Desmond for 3 technical sessions that will walk you through all the new Active Directory features in Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.