SQL Saturday 157 Azure SQL Database Presentations and Demos

This is an awesome jam packed weekend for me.  I had the Windows8 Dev Camp yesterday, and SQL Saturday 157 today.  If you are a Database Professional (DBA or Dev) and don’t know about SQL Saturday’s, do your self a favor and find out about them! They are free (or extremely inexpensive) events held on Saturdays at locations all around the world.  They are organized by local members of your community and supported by PAAS. If you don’t see a SQL Saturday in your region, maybe you could help get one organized!

Anyhow, at the SQL Saturday #157 in San Diego today I have two sessions.  You can grab my slides and demos here:



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SQL Server 2008 R2 Map Reports Presentation, DB, and Demo Project

It’s SQL Saturday time in the OC again, and this time around I am doing a presentation on SQL Server 2008 R2 Map Visualizations.  I am notoriously bad about forgetting to post slides, and demos, so this time I am actually posting them!!

This zip file (17.8MB) includes the slide deck, my SpatialData sample database, and the BIDS projects.  You will need to restore the backup of the SpatialData database on a SQL 2008 R2 instance, and then likely edit the connection string in the shared data source.

image SQL Server 2008 R2 Map Reports Presentation, DB and Project (17.8 MB)

Feel free to use and abuse this at your will. 

Introduction to SQL Server Reporting Services Session Slides…

Here is the slide deck from the Introduction to SQL Server Reporting Services sessions I gave at SQL Saturday 44 in Huntington Beach, CA earlier today!  Thanks to everybody who came, and sorry for the technical problems getting the Report Manager to load.  It’s back to the same problem I was having about port 80 not getting registered right on Windows 7.  I thought I had that fixed, but I guess not. 

Anyhow grab the slides, and drop me a comment or an email if you have a question!

Slides Screenshot
Introduction to SQL Server Reporting Services 

Thanks again to all the SQL Saturday 44 organizers.  It was a great event!