Mike Wachal discuses working on the SQL Server Express team, the new features of SQL Server Express such as the FileStream data type, design issues, connecting to customers and partners. He also talks about his biggest challenge which was keeping the download
size as small as possible.
Jason Wu discusses his work on engine testing for Katmai, the testing infrastructure and how testers on this team must be very familiar with the SQL Server technology. He talks about the philosophy and processes for testing the engines. An explanation
of transparent data encryption is also given.