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SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) Readiness Videos

All readiness videos provide candidates who want to pursue SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master certification with an overview of what you need to know to prepare for the SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master Knowledge Exam and Lab Exam.

Enable Your Company to Become More Strategic

A company's application platform serves as the foundation for transactional and strategic business. The application platform dictates how applications interact, how data is stored and managed, and what the user experience is. Learn how IT managers can use an optimization framework to plan, build, and maintain a connected, flexible, and more secure application platform.

Optimize Your Application Infrastructure to Advance Your Business

Using the Application Platform Optimization model and investment framework from Microsoft, IT organizations can help drive business forward by quickly delivering connected, flexible, security-enhanced applications.

Achieve More with SQL Server 2008 (Cantonese Webcast)

Under the current economic situation, Microsoft SQL Server can help to reduce cost, increase productivity and IT value to business. Learn the new features of SQL Server 2008 with this series of Cantonese Webcast to help enterprises to save IT cost and time while improving productivity.


In The Mix

Jeffrey Hammond of Forrester blogs about Mix 2008. The Microsoft Silverlight/Nokia announcement is "a concrete example of how .NET anywhere could bridge the gaps between the islands of content and data that compartmentalize my digital life." Jeffrey also talks about how customers he spoke with at the show, such as WeatherBug, illustrated this scenario by showcasing an "impressive" mobile Silverlight application prototype.

Meet the Microsoft Application Platform team: Our Blog

Our own process improvement is documented here in this blog. Follow along as we connect with the application platform community.

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