SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) is an evolving product. Besides revamping database projects this product has also changed the lifecycle in which we receive new features. In this session we demonstrate features such as database snapshots, localdb, and database unit testing. Most importantly, we show the many benefits of the Publish feature, and why you will want to use the built-in refactoring instead of just renaming objects. Throughout this presentation we also highlight and demonstrate the features that have been added to SSDT in the past year.
Windows 8.1 enables you to add new location aware scenarios to your Windows Store Apps. Here you will find information and a walkthrough of the Windows Geolocation API additions, the Geofencing APIs, and the new location background task type. Come see these demonstrated using an example app - location based reminders.
In this session we will take a look how the Hyper-V platform provides a high level of resiliency for the virtualized workloads. We will take a look at clustering technologies and shared VHDX technology.
In preparation for the event, we recommend that you download the free, full-featured version of Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 as well these other free evaluations available for download: