There are 13 new videos on channel 9 posted about SQL Server. The non-marketing videos (by engineering PMs) give customers peek into the goals and visions why certain SQL Server features were decided and implemented. Below is a list with a little blurb what the video is about.
They have the following formats available
High Quality WMV (PC, XBox, MCE)
MP3 (Audio only)
Medium Quality WMV (Lo-band, Mobile)
High Quality MP4 (iPad, WP7)
MP4 (iPod, Zune HD)
Learn improvements/enhancements on upgrade experience for SQL Server from Joe Yong, Senior Program Manager from SQL Server China Research & Development Manageability team.
Learn about the vision of database programmability tools for SQL Server “Denali” from Krzysztof Kozielczyk, Program Manager from SQL Server Programmability team.
Learn the upcoming SQL Server appliances from Britt Johnston, Principal Group Manager from SQL Server Appliance Engineering team.
Learn massive parallel architecture of SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse from Dandy Weyn, Senior Technical Product Manager from SQL Server marketing team.
Learn how decisions were made for SQL Server virtualization from Guy Bowerman, Senior Program Manager from SQL Server Engine team.
Learn security & compliance features for SQL Server from Il-Sung Lee, Senior Program Manager from SQL Server Engine Security team.
Learn about AlwaysOn – HA/DR improvements/enhancements for SQL Server from Justin Erickson, Senior Program Manager from SQL Server Engine team.
Learn about the choices made for SQL Server backup compression from Kevin Farlee, Senior Program Manager from SQL Server Storage Engine team.
Learn improvements/enhancements on SQL Server “Denali” Integration Services from Kevin McGuire, Principal Architect from SQL Server Integration Services team.
Learn improvements/enhancements on SQL Server non-relational features from Michael Rys, Principal Program Manager from SQL Server Engine team.
Learn improvements/enhancements on CLR for SQL Server from RobAnn Mateja, Senior Program Manager from SQL Server Engine team.
Learn data compression for SQL Server from Sunil Agarwal, Principal Program Manager from SQL Server Engine Storage team.
Learn manageability vision for SQL Server from Vinod Jagannathan, Senior Program Manager from SQL Server Manageability team.