Pontifications on Microsoft and the Tech Industry

August 2008 Entries

It's the Data, Stupid

SQL Server 2008 was released to manufacturing yesterday (and simultaneously to the Web, without a hitch). This works out well, as the SQL 2008 update to my MS Press book on SQL Server 2005 is almost done! The book, now under the leadership of Lenni Lobel, should be out in October. It will be even better than the last one, trust me. With SQL Server 2008 ships Service Pack 1 to the .NET Framework 3.5. Its companion, SP1 to Visual Studio 2008, should be shipping very, very, soon. “So what?” you might ......