July 14, 2005

Microsoft Certification: MCP Program Takes New Road in September

Microsoft refreshes their professional certifications program: Changes are afoot in the Microsoft Certification Program that can be labeled as "evolutionary"; that is, changes to the certification process will be implemented over time, as newer technologies become generally available. According to Valvano, Microsoft will follow tradition, releasing exams for SQL Server ...

Expert Panel Podcast: SQL/XML, XQuery and Databases

Ken North: WebServicesSummit.com has released two podcasts of a panel discussion with Ron Bourret, Dana Florescu, Michael Kay, Jonathan Robie and Michael Rys. The discussion topics include XQuery, native XML databases, SQL/XML databases, XSLT and related topics. The part 1 podcast (MP3 audio) focuses primarily on XQuery (running time: 34:03 ...