If you’re an Oracle DBA or developer, or else you’re hearing about more and more SQL Server deployments in your organization, then you should definitely check out Learning Center to get a head start on understanding how to work with SQL Server. The Learning Center resources include training & certification, guides, books, whitepapers, webcasts, demos and more.
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As a teaser for those of you attending Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco this week, Microsoft’ll be handing out a limited number of free DVDs, including the content of popular “SQL Server 2008 for the Oracle DBA” training course. How to get your free DVD:
When: Wed, Sep 22nd, starting at 11:30am
Where: Outside Moscone West, between Howard and 3rd/4th Streets
Who: Watch for people wearing Microsoft SQL Server t-shirts to get your free DVD
For those who couldn’t make it to San Francisco, you should check out the free course webcast, with relevant, downloadable content, and searchable by topic here.
And finally, a great new book is coming out in Nov. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Administration for Oracle DBAs. The book includes real-world examples, step-by-step labs, and interviews with Oracle DBAs.
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