Jenil Vasani

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SQL Server 2008

Microsoft SQL Server is a computer application used to create desktop, enterprise, and web-based database system.


The current version of SQL Server, SQL Server 2008 was released (RTM) on August 6, 2008 and aims to make data management self-tuning, self organizing, and self maintaining with the development of SQL Server Always On technologies, to provide near-zero downtime. SQL Server 2008 also includes support for structured and semi-structured data, including digital media formats for pictures, audio, video and other multimedia data. In current versions, such multimedia data can be stored as BLOBs (binary large objects).

SQL Server 2008 can be a data storage backend for different varieties of data: XML, email, date and time, file, document, spatial, etc as well as perform search, query, analysis, sharing across all data types.

Other new data types include specialized date and time types and a Spatial data type for location-dependent data and the new FILE STREAM data type, which can be used to reference any file stored on the file system. The Full-Text Search functionality has been integrated with the database engine, which simplifies management and improves performance.

SQL Server includes better compression features, which also helps in improving scalability. It The version of SQL Server Management Studio included with SQL Server 2008 supports IntelliSense for SQL queries against a SQL Server 2008 Database Engine.

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Event Details
Date : 22nd May 2010
Timing : 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Venue: Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., Windsor, 4th Floor, Kalina, Santacruz (East)
Speaker Details

Speaker : Mr. Chirag Panchal

MCT(Microsoft Certified Trainer)
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April 30, 2010 - Posted by | Microsoft, MITP EVENTS

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