Thanks Anonymous for mailing me the link to this website that holds information to a free "do" that will open up the public side of the techinical beta in Yukon.
The Microsoft SQL Server Yukon Technical Preview is an invitation-only preview of the next generation release of SQL Server, code named "Yukon". The Yukon Technical Preview will provide a small group of Microsoft's customers and partners with in-depth technical content spanning all aspects of the upcoming Yukon release of SQL Server including innovations in the areas of programmability, manageability, scalability, and business intelligence. This will be a non-disclosure event.
Designed for developers, database administrators, systems architects and IT professionals, the Yukon Technical Preview will offer more than 40 technical sessions and hands-on labs.
Presentations will include general sessions from executive speakers such as Gordon Mangione of SQL Server and Jim Gray from Microsoft Research as well as targeted content in 3 main tracks:
- Database Administrator
- Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing
View: Session Content