Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Starting Your Own Business? Microsoft Tools for Cheap!

Check out these low cost ways to get access to Microsoft development tools:

WebsiteSpark, for Web Developers:


BizSpark, for Other Developers or IT Professionals:


Thrive! - Career Resources from Microsoft

Career Resources for Developers from Microsoft


Career Resources for IT Professionals from Microsoft


Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Download!

Check out this new security package from Microsoft!


Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Get up to 25% off Select Microsoft Certification Exams

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$10 off the SSWUG SQL 911 Workshop

Get ready for a SQL 911 Workshop coming Thursday, September 10, 2009! This workshop, ‘The Accidental DBA’ by Microsoft SQL Server MVP Stephen Wynkoop, will explore what you need to know about running your SQL Server systems. Built specifically for you if you're looking to get your arms around your servers and managing them going forward, it's all here.

If you find yourself in a situation where you're managing SQL Server systems, but need some help on where to turn, what's important, what you need to know, this is the workshop for you. SharePoint administrators (or simply those supporting SharePoint systems), those responsible for departmental databases, those finding themselves asked to watch over systems while doing other duties, this is the perfect workshop for you.

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