Microsoft's Lineup of SQL Server Related Webcasts
May 31, 2005
Thirty-six new webcasts are Scheduled for June, covering such topics as Advanced Report Authoring, Analysis Services, Data Warehousing Enhancements in SQL Server 2005 and more.
MSDN Webcast: Advanced Report Authoring with Report Designer (Level 300)
Learn advanced techniques for building reports with Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services and the Microsoft Visual Studio-based Report Designer. This webcast includes how to use the built-in expression language, report parameterization (data-driven, multi-valued, and hierarchical), supporting multiple data sources (including relational, multi-dimensional, and XML), and making reports interactive.
TechNet Webcast: Deploying, Managing and Securing Analysis Services (Level 300)
Learn about tools designed to help with building business intelligence applications throughout the development lifecycle, synchronizing Analysis Services databases, configuring default security settings, tracing Analysis Services events with the familiar SQL Server Profiler, as well as enhancements to commonly used features such as backup and restore.
Small Business Webcast: Tools for Your Job (Part 2 of 2): Managing Information and Creating a Database (Level 100)
During this webcast we will show you how to create and manage your own Access database for any purpose.
TechNet Webcast: Data Warehousing Enhancements in SQL Server 2005 (Level 200)
This webcast walks through the new features and enhancements in SQL Server 2005 that are most relevant to data warehouse practitioners.
TechNet Webcast: Real-World Experience with a Business Intelligence System on SQL Server 2005 (Part 2 of 3): Data Engines (Level 300)
The previous session presented the overview and design of Project REAL, in this webcast, we explore the extract, transform, and load (ETL) aspects of the project, the relational storage of the data, and the design and implementation of analytics using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services.
MSDN Webcast: Working with SQL Server 2005 from Visual Studio 2005 (Level 300)
Visual Studio introduces several enhancements and features in support of features in SQL Server 2005. In this webcast, presented from Tech7Ed 2005 in Orlando, Florida, we review some of these.
MSDN Webcast: End-to-End Data Access: How to Use Web Services with SQL Server 2005 (Level 300)
In this webcast, you will learn how to create and consume HTTP endpoints in SQL Server 2005.
TechNet Webcast: SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services: Management and Configuration (Level 300)
Learn how Reporting Services integrates with the new SQL Server Management Studio and see a demonstration of the new Reporting Services configuration tool.
TechNet Webcast: Real-World Experience with a Business Intelligence System on SQL Server 2005 (Part 3 of 3): Presentation (Level 300)
Building on the concepts covered in parts one and two, this final webcast in the series focuses on delivering BI information from Project REAL to end users using Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services and Analysis Services.
MSDN Webcast: End-to-End Data Access: Rendering Reports with SOAP (Level 300)
In this webcast you will learn how to use the SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services SOAP interface to render your reports to a Windows Forms application.
MSDN Webcast: End-User Ad Hoc Reporting with SSRS (Level 300)
Come see how Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services (SSRS) is meeting the demand for end-user, ad hoc reporting.
TechNet Webcast: SQL Server 2005 for CRM (Level 200)
This webcast explores the new capabilities of SQL Server 2005 that are of specific interest and benefit to users running their CRM applications in conjunction with SQL Server.
TechNet Webcast: Upgrading to Microsoft SQL Server 2005 (Level 300)
This comprehensive webcast walks you through the necessary steps for planning and upgrading to SQL Server 2005.
TechNet Webcast: Scripting in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 (Level 300)
Learn about the capabilities of the new SQL Server 2005 command-line query tool, SQLCMD that will replace the osql and isql utilities.
TechNet Webcast: Get More from Your Oracle Data with SQL Server 2005 (Level 300)
This webcast will show you how these solutions enable you to take full advantage of the power of SQL Server 2005, including the full business intelligence suite, even when one or more of your data sources is an Oracle database.
MSDN Webcast: End-to-End Data Access: Creating Compelling Reports with Reporting Services (Level 300)
In this webcast we will showcase the functionality of Report Builder, a client application for custom reporting.
TechNet Webcast: Troubleshooting Performance Problems in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 (Level 200)
Join this webcast as we present the methodology to troubleshoot common performance problems, including resource bottlenecks, locking and blocking.
MSDN Webcast: T-SQL vs. the CLR in SQL Server 2005- How Should You Choose? (Level 200)
The ability to run managed code in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 doesn't mean that T-SQL is going away. In fact, SQL Server 2005 has significant T-SQL enhancements. However, a Microsoft .NET language can be useful in some situations. In this webcast, we'll discuss how CLR-based code might be a better choice for computation and logic-intensive operations.
What's New with Visual Studio 2005 and MSDN
Join the What's New with Visual Studio 2005 and MSDN: Web Seminar and come learn about the new features of Visual Studio 2005 and Team Services, as well as, the exciting new changes for MSDN.
TechNet Webcast: Troubleshooting SQL Server 2005 Integration Services (Level 300)
This webcast outlines the management functionality built into Integration Services to help troubleshoot operational issues.
Microsoft Business Solutions Webcast: SQL Server 2005 and SharePoint: Integrated Business Intelligence For the Future (Level 100)
What's new in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and how can you harness its substantial power? Attend this webcast to learn about the new features of SQL Server 2005 in particular its business intelligence capabilities.
TechNet Webcast: SQL Agent in SQL Server 2005 (Level 300)
Learn how you can be more productive by using SQL Server Agent to automate routine tasks.
TechNet Webcast: SQL Server 2005 Surface Area Configuration (Level 200)
SQL Server 2005 includes new tools and mechanisms to reduce the attack surface of a system. In this webcast we will demonstrate these tools and recommend best practices for reducing the surface area of your system.
TechNet Webcast: Data Quality and Compliance with SQL Server 2005 Integration Services (Level 200)
Learn how to maintain compliance when you have several different source systems. This webcast shows how Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Integration Services can help with maintaining accountability and traceability of data as it moves through the organization.
TechNet Webcast: SQL Server 2005 for Financial Services (Level 200)
This 90-minute webcast is geared toward the financial services industry and highlights the specific opportunities and benefits that are of interest to those in financial services.
TechNet Webcast: Performance Diagnosis in SQL Server 2005 (Level 300)
This webcast looks at the new performance reports in SQL Server Management Studio and shows how to use the data from these reports to collect properly scoped data using SQL Profiler and the Windows performance monitor.
MSDN Webcast: Running SQL Server on Windows XP Service Pack 2 (Level 200)
In this webcast, we will examine in depth how Windows XP SP2 affects SQL Server, MSDE, Reporting Services and Analysis Services.
TechNet Webcast: What's New in the Database Storage Engine in SQL Server 2005 (Level 300)
In this webcast we will look at the enhancements to the database storage engine in SQL Server 2005.
TechNet Webcast: Integrating Non-Standard Data Sources and Adding Value to Data with SQL Server 2005 Integration Services (Level 200)
This webcast examines some non-traditional extract, transform and load scenarios such as incorporating data from Web services and working with XML documents.
MSDN Webcast: End-to-End Data Access: How to Build a Company Report Site with Reporting Services and ASP.NET 2.0 (Level 300)
Learn how to create a report Web site using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services and Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0.
TechNet Webcast: SQL Server 2005 Troubleshooting: Best Practices (Level 300)
See the techniques and best practices Microsoft SQL Server Support follows for troubleshooting issues in Microsoft SQL Server 2005. Learn about the methodologies followed in this webcast and see examples of how we follow them.
MSDN Webcast: Exploring the Inner Workings of a Database-Driven Application Built with Visual Basic and SQL Server Mobile Edition (Level 200)
This session digs into the source code of a sample DVD catalogue application written using Microsoft Visual Basic and SQL Server Mobile Edition, and examines how the application handles data access, how it passes information between forms, and how the UI is written.
TechNet Webcast: Best Practices for Deploying SQL Server 2005 on Storage Area Networks (Level 300)
Learn how to simplify common administrative tasks, and understand the factors necessary for effective sizing and layout of storage for future growth when deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005.
MSDN Webcast: Intelligent Applications: Embedding Data Mining in Your Application (Level 300)
This webcast shows how as a developer you can incorporate the predictive analytic power of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 directly into your Microsoft .NET Framework applications to create a new breed of "intelligent applications."
TechNet Webcast: The Hidden Benefits of Upgrading to SQL Server 2005 (Level 200)
This webcast introduces the many new features in SQL Server 2005 that can benefit you, even without rewriting your applications or undertaking new development.
TechNet Webcast: Database Mail in SQL Server 2005 (Level 300)
Send e-mail messages from a database engine using Database Mail, a new feature in Microsoft SQL Server 2005. Database Mail, designed from the ground up for reliability, scalability, security, and supportability, uses Simple Mail Transfer Protocol for sending e-mail messages with no dependency on Outlook.