Join us – This year's DataDirect Design Previews feature an afternoon of XML & XQuery. Attendees who stay until the end of the XQuery Tutorial will have a chance to Win a free iPod! You may attend the entire day, or any of the afternoon XML sessions (See XML agenda below), by registering now! For more information visit: Afternoon Agenda: 12:00–12:30: Birds of a Feather Lunch Sit with DataDirect XML and XQuery experts including Mr. Jonathan Robie, an Editor of the W3C XQuery Specification and Carlo Innocenti, DataDirect XQuery Program Manager. 12:30 – 1:00: Technical Support Overview Learn about our outstanding Tech Support — free during product evaluation 1:00-1:15: XML Products Roadmap Learn what's coming next for DataDirect's XML products 1:15-1:45: Handling XML in Your Relational Databases Many relational databases now support native storage of XML data. This session provides an overview of XML features in relational databases and how these features are supported through data access technologies. 2:00-3:30: XQuery Tutorial: Using XQuery in Your Architecture This session provides an overview of XQuery and how DataDirect XQuery fits into various architectures including today’s SOAs. The live XQuery demos will provide a basic understanding of the XQuery language and teach you how to use XQuery. Event Locations and Times: September 26, The Solution Center,Durham, NC October 3, Newton Marriott Newton, MA (Boston) October 4, Fairview Park Marriott Falls Church, VA (DC) October 10, Austin Marriott at the Capitol Austin, TX October 11, The Westin Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA For more information visit, please visit: Sincerely, The Stylus Studio Team