Bob Beauchemin Gets Spatial in SQL Server 2008!
Bob Beauchemin talks to Carl and Richard about spatial data types in SQL Server 2008, and the types of applications that lend themselves well to it. He also discusses the similarities and differences of the spatial data support in Virtual Earth.
Bob Beauchemin is a database-centric application practitioner and architect, instructor, course author, writer, and Developer Skills Partner for SQLskills. Over the past few years he's been writing and teaching his SQL Server 2005 and 2008 courses to students worldwide through the Ascend program, the Metro (SQL Server 2008 Jumpstart) program, and client-centric classes. He is lead author of the books "A Developer's Guide to SQL Server 2005" and "A First Look at SQL Server 2005 For Developers", author of "Essential ADO.NET" and has written articles on SQL Server and other databases, database security, ADO.NET, and OLE DB for MSDN, SQL Server Magazine, and others.