SQL Down Under show 9 – Dr Jim Gray

Hi Folks,   Really excited to announce show 9 with A.C.M. Turing Award winner and Microsoft Distinguished engineer Dr Jim Gray (http://research.microsoft.com/~Gray/). In this show, Jim discusses the future directions of SQL Server, LINQ, T-SQL and his interests in spatial data. Now available for download from www.sqldownunder.com.   Enjoy!   Regards,   Greg

Adam Cogan’s Reporting Services Rules & Wishlist

Local MSDN Regional Director Adam Cogan produces lots of lists of rules. He has a list for SQL Server reporting services at http://www.ssw.com.au/ssw/Standards/Rules/RulesToBetterSQLReportingServices.aspx . He’s also got a wish list for the next versions: http://www.ssw.com.au/ssw/Standards/BetterSoftwareSuggestions/ReportingServices.aspx I’d add the following suggestions: 1. I like the way VS.NET uses a folder structure for a project. I’d like to be able to “show all files” in the project folder and be able to “include/exclude” reports, etc. similar to how I can do that with a C# or VB project.   2. There should be proper support for multi-column reports, period. They should preview … Continue reading Adam Cogan’s Reporting Services Rules & Wishlist