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CDNUG


         SQL Server 2008 R2:
             Features for
        Developers and IT Pros

                     July 1...
Agenda

•   Database Engine - Manageability Enhancements
•   Service Broker
•   Master Data Services
•   StreamInsight
•  ...
Database Engine – Manageability Features


•   Connectivity to SQL Azure
•   Data-tier Application Upgrade
•   SQL Server ...
Demonstration




Database Engine: Manageability Features
  • Connectivity to SQL Azure
  • Data-tier Application Upgrade
...
Service Broker


• Option to turn on and off poison message handling on a
  queue
• A queue that has poison message turned...
Master Data Services - Overview

• The technology, tools, and processes required to create
  and maintain consistent and a...
Master Data Services - Features

• Master data hub  central management
• Thin-client stewardship portal
• Versioning of a...
StreamInsight - Overview

• A powerful platform that you can use to develop and
  deploy complex event processing (CEP) ap...
StreamInsight - Features

• Process large volumes of events across multiple data
  streams in less than a second
• Built-i...
Reporting Services - Features

• “Grab and Go” reporting experience enabled through the
  Report Part Gallery
• Support fo...
Reporting Services – Report Builder 3.0
Demonstration




• Master Data Services
• StreamInsight
• Reporting Services
SQL Server PowerPivot - Overview

• An Add-on for Excel 2010 / SharePoint 2010
• Brings the full power of SQL Server Analy...
SQL Server PowerPivot - Architecture
Demonstration




SQL Server PowerPivot
Summary

• SQL Server is power than ever!
• Features for DBAs
   – Data-tier Application Upgrade
   – SQL Server Utility
 ...
Resources

• Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
   – http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/R2.aspx
• SQL Server Team Blo...
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SQL Server 2008 R2: Features for Developers and IT Pros

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SQL Server 2008 R2: Features for Developers and IT Pros

  1. 1. CDNUG SQL Server 2008 R2: Features for Developers and IT Pros July 15th, 2010 Artemakis Artemiou SQL Server MVP CDNUG Lead INETA Country Leader (CY)
  2. 2. Agenda • Database Engine - Manageability Enhancements • Service Broker • Master Data Services • StreamInsight • Reporting Services • Analysis Services / PowerPivot
  3. 3. Database Engine – Manageability Features • Connectivity to SQL Azure • Data-tier Application Upgrade • SQL Server Utility • Network Connectivity – VIA protocol deprecated
  4. 4. Demonstration Database Engine: Manageability Features • Connectivity to SQL Azure • Data-tier Application Upgrade • SQL Server Utility
  5. 5. Service Broker • Option to turn on and off poison message handling on a queue • A queue that has poison message turned off will not be disabled after consecutive transaction rollbacks
  6. 6. Master Data Services - Overview • The technology, tools, and processes required to create and maintain consistent and accurate lists of master data
  7. 7. Master Data Services - Features • Master data hub  central management • Thin-client stewardship portal • Versioning of all data entities and hierarchies • Human workflow that notifies assigned owners by e-mail of business rule violations • Flexible and extensible business rules that safeguard the quality of data entered in the master data hub • Support for a broad range of hierarchy and attribute management strategies and requirements • Comprehensive role-based security model that enables fine-grained, secure access to master data
  8. 8. StreamInsight - Overview • A powerful platform that you can use to develop and deploy complex event processing (CEP) applications
  9. 9. StreamInsight - Features • Process large volumes of events across multiple data streams in less than a second • Built-in support for different types of event handling and rich query semantics • Reduce development cost by utilizing existing skill sets and investments in Microsoft development platform • Reduce cost and complexity of management with a platform that is easy to manage and support • Extend the benefit of near real time event processing to SQL Server data platform
  10. 10. Reporting Services - Features • “Grab and Go” reporting experience enabled through the Report Part Gallery • Support for maps and geospatial visualizations with integration to Bing maps and support for SQL spatial data types • Additional visualizations including indicators, sparklines and data bars • Support for consuming SharePoint lists and PowerPivot models as data sources • Support for Madison and SQL Azure data sources • Render any report as a data source to PowerPivot or other applications through ATOM data feeds
  11. 11. Reporting Services – Report Builder 3.0
  12. 12. Demonstration • Master Data Services • StreamInsight • Reporting Services
  13. 13. SQL Server PowerPivot - Overview • An Add-on for Excel 2010 / SharePoint 2010 • Brings the full power of SQL Server Analysis Services right into Excel • In-memory column based compression – Millions of rows of data can now be stored, sorted & aggregated • Support for a wide variety of sources • Rich set of mathematical functionally – Existing functions already in Excel + – Data Analysis eXpressions (DAX)
  14. 14. SQL Server PowerPivot - Architecture
  15. 15. Demonstration SQL Server PowerPivot
  16. 16. Summary • SQL Server is power than ever! • Features for DBAs – Data-tier Application Upgrade – SQL Server Utility – Master Data Services • Features for Developers – Connectivity to SQL Azure – Service Broker enhancements – StreamInsight – Reporting Services enhancements • Features for BI Developers – SQL Server PowerPivot
  17. 17. Resources • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 – http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/R2.aspx • SQL Server Team Blog – http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/ • Cyprus .NET User Group – http://www.cdnug.net • Personal Blog Space – http://aartemiou.blogspot.com

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