Microsoft's holding a live webcast on December 2nd, entitled "Understanding Web Mapping and Data Visualization using DataConnector," to help you learn how SQL Server 2008 can help you visualize your data on a map using a free download called DataConnector.
"This web cast will introduce DataConnector and relevant components, and will discuss how to show polygons (e.g. states, counties etc) and point data (e.g. customer locations) and other features such as thematic and heat maps. SQL Server 2008 and SQL Azure have rich spatial data features such as spatial data types for storage, indexing and query capabilities DataConnector allows you to make use of these built in functionalities at no extra cost.
Will also, demonstrate the sample DataConnector UI features and how to setup and get started with developing a solution leveraging DataConnector," stated Microsoft.
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