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Application Compatibility & Upgrades with Rebecca Laszlo | TechNet Edge Rebecca is a Principal Program Manager in the Central Services team who drove application compatibility and upgrade experience goals within the product. She discusses how we ensure backward compatibility for our new features. Rebecca also discusses the option for customers to go to Microsoft Connect... More...

TechNet Edge, SQL Server 2008, SQL Behind the Scenes – English, Application Compatibility, Videos, English, Zach Skyles Owens, Zune, iPod
Setup & Deployment with Daniel Bien | TechNet Edge Daniel Bien is a Group Program Manager who focused on the reconstruction of SQL Server 2008 and worked in the setup and deployment area. He discusses the challenges he faced which included expediting the process of smaller tasks and setup in SQL Server 2008. More...

TechNet Edge, SQL Server 2008, SQL Behind the Scenes – English, Deployment, Videos, English, Zach Skyles Owens, Zune, iPod
Security Features with Devendra Tiwari | TechNet Edge Devendra talks about some of the security features in SQL Server 2008 such as transparent data encryption and auditing. More...

TechNet Edge, SQL Server 2008, SQL Behind the Scenes – English, OLTP, Online Transaction Processing, Security, Videos, English, Zach Skyles Owens, Zune, iPod
Customer Deployments with Lubor Kollar | TechNet Edge Lubor Kollar is a Manager on the CAT (Customer Advisory Team) and works on complex customer deployments. He talks about the key SQL Server 2008 features that he felt were most important to highlight to customers. He also gives his favorite example of a SQL Server 2008 customer story. More...

TechNet Edge, SQL Server 2008, SQL Behind the Scenes – English, Customer & Partner Stories, Videos, English, Zach Skyles Owens, Zune, iPod
Localization with Gregor Kneitz | TechNet Edge Gregor talks about his work on SQL Server as a Localization Engineer. He discusses the technical challenges of creating world-ready software and the process of localizing software on the SQL Server team. More...

TechNet Edge, SQL Server 2008, SQL Behind the Scenes – English, General, Videos, English, Zach Skyles Owens, Zune, iPod
Engine Security with Lyudmila Fokina | TechNet Edge Lyudmila Fokina is a Developer in the SQL Server Engine Security Team. She discusses the team's main responsibilities which include implementing audits, encryption, authentication and authorization for SQL Server security. More...

TechNet Edge, SQL Server 2008, SQL Behind the Scenes – English, OLTP, Online Transaction Processing, Videos, English, Zach Skyles Owens, Zune, iPod
Competitive Insights with Bernardo Zamora | TechNet Edge Bernardo works with customers who use SQL Server to understand why they like and choose the product over competitors. He then provides feedback and insights to the SQL Server Marketing organization so they can continue to meet the demands of the consumer. More...

TechNet Edge, SQL Server 2008, SQL Behind the Scenes – English, General, Online Transaction Processing, Videos, English, Zach Skyles Owens, Zune, iPod
Product Planning with Fausto Ibarra | TechNet Edge Fausto discusses his role on the SQL Server Marketing team as the director of Product Management. He discusses the process of how his team helps decide what features to include in a release. He talks about the tools they use in their planning such as market research, customer feedback, competitive a... More...

TechNet Edge, SQL Server 2008, SQL Behind the Scenes – English, General, Videos, English, Zach Skyles Owens, Zune, iPod
Failover Clusters with Justin Erickson | TechNet Edge Justin Erickson is a Program Manager in the SQL Server Database Engine team. He worked on failover clusters and took feedback from customers to build more reliable and robust setup program. He also spent many hours performing tests on versions of  SQL Server 2008 to ensure all functions operate prop... More...

TechNet Edge, SQL Server 2008, SQL Behind the Scenes – English, OLTP, Server Consolidation, Online Transaction Processing, Videos, English, Zach Skyles Owens, Zune, iPod
Policy-Based Management with JC Cannon | TechNet Edge JC discusses the technical details of policy-based management and the new features that come with SQL Server 2008. More...

TechNet Edge, SQL Server 2008, SQL Behind the Scenes – English, OLTP, Online Transaction Processing, Server Consolidation, Videos, English, Zach Skyles Owens, Zune, iPod