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How I Met Your SQL Server!! Choosing a Career Path in Database Technologies

On November 10, 2018, Ben Aminnia spoke at USC in Los Angeles and presented the above topic at Southern California Code Camp. This session covered a historical review of how SQL Server has evolved over the years and some of the significant additions and new features in the new versions.

There are fundamentally two career paths in the world of SQL Server: DBA and Developer

What is the future for each of these career paths and why is this an important question to ask?

Virtual Information Portal

Pointer Corporation is celebrating the launch of Virtual Information Portal (VIP) System Version 4.0.8  ... a web-based platform for secure generation, archival, and retrieval of corporate correspondence and letters, using XML, XSLT, .NET, and SQL Server technologies.

Version 4.0.8 includes the following highlighted features of the VIP system:

- Connection to SQL Server 2016 for storage of generated letters;
- Configuration of optional PDF file(s) to be attached to the generated letter;
- Four storage options which can be configured differently for each letter template;
- Generation of reports and graphs for "Letter Collections" on a consolidated basis;
- Generation of multiple inter-related letters at the same time;
- Multi-lingual letters in foreign languages;
- Upgraded MS Graph integration using date ranges and summary levels;
- Integration with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS);

VIP letters can also be batch-generated via a feed file from other source systems. Please contact us for further details.

www.vipletters.com

The Expert Witness You Need on Your Side

We are available to act as an Expert Witness in legal cases involving .NET or SQL Server technologies. Please refer to our Expert Witness page for further details.