Please join Jim Gray, Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft Research, for this Q&A Session. Jim, the father of Structured Query Language, has been looking at LARGE databases like Google, Hotmail, BarBar, CERN, EOS/DIS, Internet Archive, and others that are either at a Petabyte or will grow to a petabyte scale in the next year or so.
Adept SQL Tools has released AdeptSQL Workshop, an IDE for SQL-based database schema creation and management. Includes fast drag'n'drop SQL decompiler, editor, preprocessor, SQL analyzer and difference engine, "revision history" scripts with a separate player utility for remote db deployment, integration with MS Visual SourceSafe. Pricing starts at $130,
$199 with VSS support.
myLittleAdmin For SQL Server is a web-based SQL Server Database administration tool. It is intended to handle the administration of SQL Server databases over the WWW using ASP. It allows you to fully manage your databases even when you don't want or cannot use MS Enterprise Manager.
SQL Server is releasing two Beta products this month, a 64-bit version of SQL Server 2000 and service pack 4 for SQL Server 7.0! Note: Liberty requires that customers have access to 64-bit machines. Participating in a SQL Server Beta program can be a lot of fun, with contests, promotions, newsgroup support with members of the SQL team at Microsoft, etc. Come sign up today!
Is your budget tight this year? Be the user who enriches the SQL Server community the most and receive the top prize of a full version of Lumigent's Log Explorer (a $995 value!). You could also win an Apress prize pack or a T-SQL Solutions subscription. Any SQLServerCentral.com user who helps to build the SQL Server community by submitting a script, posting in the forum or posting an original FAQ is eligible.
At this session, a Microsoft Visual Studio.NET product manager will provide a technical overview of the forthcoming innovations of Visual Studio .NET. January 24, 2002 - 8:00 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. Pacific /11:00 A.M. Eastern
Currently, Microsoft is accepting nominations for the 64-bit version of the SQL Server beta program, code named "Liberty." The Liberty beta program is slated to start in February 2002. Important: You must have access to 64-bit hardware running Windows LE to participate in the Liberty beta program. This beta does not install on 32-bit hardware. Before signing up for the beta, verify that you have access to the appropriate hardware.