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April 21, 2010  3:09 PM

SQL Server 2008 R2 has been Released to Manufacturing



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Powerpivot, SQL Server, SQL Server 2008 R2, SSRS

Microsoft's new database platform SQL Server 2008 R2 has gone RTM.  This means that the code has been locked, and shipped to the DVD pressing company so that they can begin pressing the DVDs. For those looking on MSDN or TechNet to download the RTM version, hold off.  The final version will be...

April 19, 2010  11:00 AM

Hey sysadmins, powerpivot is coming, and it’ll take a lot of disk space.



Posted by: Denny Cherry
Powerpivot, SQL Server, SQL Server 2008 R2, Storage

So if you haven't heard of PowerPivot yet, it's going to be the next best thing to sliced bread for your business users.  While it'll take a while for most IT shops to get the full Sharepoint & PowerPivot integration setup, PowerPivot will be available to your users within the next few weeks...


November 4, 2009  6:10 PM

#sqlpass notes from the Wednesday Keynotes



Posted by: Denny Cherry
PASS, Powerpivot

At the Wednesday keynotes we started with Rushabh talking about the PASS financials.  Some numbers include: 2010 revenue projection of $3.2M which is a 15% reduction from the 2009 numbers.  But even with this reduction PASS is planning on spending 40% more on the SQL Server community.  They...


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