Lukasz Pawlowski is a Program Manager on the SQL Server Reporting Services team and he worked on the server part of the product which includes all the Soap APIs, management, configuration, etc. He talks about working on changing the architecture of Reporting
Services for the 2008 version.
Fernando makes sure that the features of SQL Server 2008 are globally correct for different markets. He works with internal teams to educate them on globalization. He goes into detail on how collations differ from one locale to another. Fernando discusses
some of the challenges of the release. He…
As a Lead for the Build Operations team Cate manages the build labs and component builds for SQL. She talks about her role of ensuring that all components get built properly, on time, as well as fixing any breaks. She discusses her biggest accomplishment -
moving SQL Server 2008 builds to the SES…
Lindsey Allen is a CAT (Customer Advisory Team) team member and worked on developing best practices. Her team’s mission is to push the boundaries of product deployment in real-world customer scenarios. She also discusses the challenges of dealing with
the complex customer workload and test runs.
Ilya oversaw the development model for global markets and provided developers with the necessary knowledge and information to ensure that the localization process was functioning smoothly. He talks about a variety of challenges such as the scale and complexity
of the project.
As a developer on the Analysis Services team Marcelo worked on the Cube Wizard improvement as well as the Visual Studio 2008 integration into SQL Server, which involved a lot of setup-related changes. He discusses the challenges of developing on pre-release
versions Visual Studio.