TechEd India 2012 will be streamed LIVE !!!

It was a great news for me to hear that TechEd India 2012 will be streamed LIVE.TechEd is one of the best events where you learn a lot and get a chance to connect with the #SQLFamily.

The decision to stream the event LIVE is truly amazing and it gives a chance for those who cannot attend the event in person.

You can register for the event here.

There are great set of sessions lined up for this event and below is a quick overview of the Agenda.My focus is mainly on the DBA track(Infrastructure Professionals).

The event is spread across 3 days and each day starts with great set of Key notes.

Agenda Day 1

T-SQL Rediscovered with SQL Server 2012   – Jacob Sebastian (@jacobsebastian)

Catapult your data with SQL Server 2012 integration services – Praveen Srivatsa

Processing Big Data with SQL Server 2012 and Hadoop  – Stephan Forte

SQL Server Misconceptions and Resolution – A Practical Perspective – Pinal Dave (@pinaldave)

Securing with ContainedDB in SQL Server 2012  – Pranab Majumdar

Agenda Day 2

BigData and Elastic Cloud  – Ramkumar Kothandaraman

SQL Server 2012 – AlwaysOn Availability Groups  – Amit Ganguli

Agenda Day 3

Peeling SQL Server like an Onion: Internals Debunked  – Vinod Kumar(@vinodk_sql )

Speed Up! – Parallel Processes and Unparalleled Performance  – Pinal Dave (@pinaldave)

Keeping Your Database Available – ‘AlwaysOn’  – Balmukund Lakhani(@blakhani )

Lesser Known Facts of SQL Server Backup and Restore  – Amit Banerjee(@banerjeeamit )

Tools to manage, troubleshoot and diagnose your Windows systems  – (@vinodk_sql)

Note  – There are great set of Cloud,System Center 2012 sessions too and I hope that these sessions will also be available for  ‘On demand’ viewing.

I am all excited to attend TechEd India 2012 virtually,how about you?

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Time for some fun!!! New SQL Server 2012 T- Shirts

Recently Microsoft SQL Server Team had posted some SQL Server 2012 T Shirt designs in FB,and had asked for feedbacks for selecting the best 3 designs.

Today they came out with 4 selected designs instead of 3!!! They look gorgeous and I would love to own one.

Are you looking forward for this? I am really excited!!!

Welcoming NEW YEAR 2012 with a new domain

Finally that day has arrived! I had a dream of creating my own identity via a blog page which will talk about my love towards SQL Server technology and much more.

Starting Jan 1st 2012 will be my blog home, and all hits on will be re-routed to

I am looking forward for some exciting blog posts on SQL Server for the whole year 2012 and would love to hear your feedback.

Wishing you all a great and prosperous NEW YEAR 2012.

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Happy New Year 2012 – Best wishes from SQLSailor

2011 was indeed a great year for me.Lot of learnings,and great amount of work experiance with various fortune 500 clients.

I am pretty sure that 2012 will be a great year with lot of fun,and more over we all will have a gala time when SQL Server 2012 releases.

I wish you all a great and prosperous NEW YEAR 2012.