"The SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit includes technical content designed to help you learn how to develop SQL Server 2012 database and BI solutions
Date Published: 10/11/2011
File Name: SQLServer2012DevTrainingKitWebInstaller.exe, 2.0 MB
The SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit includes technical content including labs, demos and presentations designed to help you learn how to develop SQL Server 2012 database and BI solutions. New and updated content will be released periodically and can be downloaded on-demand using the Web Installer Preview.
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2
- Windows 7
- Windows Server 2008 R2
If you want to learn how to develop database and business intelligence solutions that fully exploit SQL Server 2012 improvements, this resource is for you! The SQL Server 2012 Developer Training Kit includes technical content like labs, demos and presentations that you can use to learn SQL Server 2012 or to deliver your own training event.
Installing training kit content is easy, just download the Web Installer Preview for the kit today from the following link:
Simply launch the installer, choose the content you want and click download. Here’s a list of the content that is currently available:
- Demo: A First Look at SQL Server Developer Tools Codename "Juneau"
SSDT is a new Visual Studio based IDE for developing SQL Server and SQL Azure database solutions. ...
- Lab: Build Your First Web Application with SQL Server 2012 and ASP.NET
This lab is ideal for web developers who are new to SQL Server, and guides you through the basics of coding CRUD operations and image retrieval with ASP.NET....
- Lab: Exploring Transact-SQL Improvements in SQL Server 2012
SQL Server 2012 offers several new Transact-SQL programmability improvements that will make developers lives much easier, including new support for results paging, sequence generators and better error handling....
- Lab: Managing Rich Unstructured Data in SQL Server 2012
SQL Server 2012 includes breakthrough innovations for developers building content management applications. This lab will guide you through the basics of using the new FileTable object to move content in and out of SQL Server using standard SMB techniques, and ...
New content will be published through the Web Installer Preview on a regular basis, so be sure to check back frequently for updates. Now let’s get started building those new SQL Server 2012 database and business intelligence solutions!"
With all that's coming in Denali... I mean SQL Server 2012... and given where they are in its release cycle, it won't hurt to start getting up to speed on it now.
Here's a snap of the installer (even the installers are going Metro!);
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"Introducing Microsoft SQL Server Code Name 'Denali'" Free (draft two chapter preview) eBook
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Time to start thinking about, and providing feedback on, what you’ll need to upgrade to Denali (aka next version of SQL Server)
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SQL Server Denali FileTables Feature - The fruits of WinFS? (Think "A FileStream enabled table that you can access as a network file share and other standard File IO API's" or "SQL Server File System in a Table")
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