As you may know, the TechEd in the U.S. is not the only one. There have been many all over the world, and it 2011 there have been one’s in New Zealand, Australia, and next month in Russia. The Australia and New Zealand TechEd ended a couple of months ago, and all the videos from those sessions are online or will be soon. Check out the 56 videos from New Zealand and the 166 videos from Australia. These videos are a great way to learn about new products and updates, including SQL Server 2012 (“Denali”).
James is a big data and data warehousing technology specialist at Microsoft. He is a thought leader in the use and application of Big Data technologies, including MPP solutions involving hybrid technologies of relational data, Hadoop, and private and public cloud. Previously he was an independent consultant working as a Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence architect and developer. He is a prior SQL Server MVP with over 30 years of IT experience. James is a popular blogger (JamesSerra.com) and speaker, having presented at dozens of PASS events including the PASS Business Analytics conference and the PASS Summit. He is the author of the book “Reporting with Microsoft SQL Server 2012”. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.