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PASS Summit Day 1 – Keynote, MCM, SQLPASSTV, ServiceBroker, BI Power Hour, MDX, Who Dunnit?

Just a heads up. Today I’ve seen the most impressive BI demos – ever! *jaw drop*

Key Note

My takeaways:

Atlanta, Denali, Crescent

The next version of SQL Server (code names Project Atlanta, “Denali”, and “Crescent”) – mostly about teradatas, column stores, and reporting and diagnosing from the cloud – will change the landscape of SQL Server.

And man, PowerPivot is everywhere!

You can now download the Denali CTP1 version from here:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=6a04f16f-f6be-4f92-9c92-f7e5677d91f9

My iPad cannot compete with trusty laptops and MacBooks, and the wireless during the keynote was essentially nonexistent. So I have to refer you to – ta da – Brent Ozar’s posts – for the lowdown of events:
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SQLPASS – Sessions, “tweeps”, swags, inspirations and lessons learned – looking forward to SQLPASS2010

This is my SQLPASS :

Sessions

Day 0 – Pre-Conference

  • Building a Microsoft Data Warehousing Platform by Brian Knight – excellent introduction to data cleansing, warehousing, and even data mining!

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