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Just some quick info on the SQL Data Services session at Mix next week. The session details are as follows:
What's New in Microsoft SQL Data Services MIX09-T06F
Friday March 20 |9:00 AM-10:15 AM | San Polo 3504
Come hear how SQL Data Services is evolving to provide rich relational database capabilities and how easy it is to take existing database applications and extend them to the cloud. Learn how SQL Data Services provides highly available and scalable relational database storage and capabilities while allowing you to leverage existing SQL Server knowledge, protocols, client libraries and tools. Hear about our plans to accelerate delivery of the key relational data capabilities you've asked for through a service endpoint that directly supports the T-SQL language and the Tabular Data Stream (TDS) communications protocol as well as our rich support for breadth and open source development languages, frameworks and client libraries.