MSDN Webcast: 24 Hours of SQL Server 2008: Map Your Data With SQL Server Spatial Features (Level 100)
Source: Microsoft Tips
While Contoso is very happy with their in-house applications and believes they provides a significant business advantage over competitors, they want to ensure these applications are running on the most productive platform to maintain this advantage - especially as their business grows worldwide. Contoso now wants to implement a mapping feature into its systems. It sees a number of benefits to this, from assisting in pickup and delivery of consignments by providing maps to the local transports teams, in addition to providing data on consignment locations to customers, and re-routing options for agents. The presenter of this webcast explains how to use spatial data types within SQL Server to create these mapping features using Microsoft Virtual Earth.