Steve Hughes is a Principal Consultant at Magenic. His area of expertise is in data and business intelligence architecture on the Microsoft SQL Server platform. He was also the data architect for a SaaS company which delivered a transportation management solution for fleets across the United States. Steve has co-authored two books and delivered more than 30 presentations on SQL Server and data architecture over the past six years. He also provides insights from the field on his blog at http://dataonwheels.wordpress.com.
By now many of you have had the opportunity to hear or see something about the next release of SQL Server. It is later on March 7, launch day. I have enjoyed a number of sessions on the SQL Server Launch site. Many people have talked about what they look forward to in the product, [...]