Thursday, October 31, 2013

11 for 12... 11 Free SQL Server 2012 Microsoft Virtual Academy Classes

A Story of BI, BIG Data and SQL Server in Canada - 11 Free SQL Server 2012 Online Training Courses to Sharpen Your Skills

Our friends at Microsoft Virtual Academy have a number of no-cost online training courses available, delivered by Microsoft experts across a broad range of subjects.

We’ve pulled together the courses relevant to SQL Server 2012 and consolidated them for you below.  In total there are 11, count ‘em, 11 courses!

The courses cover content for both IT Professionals and for Developers that will show you how to implement and manage your database solutions including how to migrate to the cloud with the ability to scale on demand, how to implement the powerful reporting features in SQL server, as well as covering the capabilities of SQL Server that pertain to creating reliable, secure, and robust mission critical applications. We also cover how SQL Server integrates with SharePoint.

The 11 courses are:



You guys know I'm a pretty big fan of the MVA and of course SQL Server (not sure why "of course"... maybe because I've used it forever? In every professional position I've been in? Because it's grown with me from departmental to enterprise? Because I mostly grok it? Whatever, you get the idea...) and we're hopefully moving toward SQL Server 2012 in my day job, so I wanted to capture this for future sharing with the team (and some personal professional development too)


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