It’s just too much; I don’t have time for all this stuff.
I think this is a big problem. It’s a problem not just because people shouldn’t feel overwhelmed, but also because it says something about how effectively these new features, tools, and resources are being communicated, understood, and used. But what is the problem, exactly? And if you’re in the minority of people not feeling overwhelmed, why should you care?
Perhaps most importantly, how can we approach these new features, tools, and resources to ensure we understand them and can find value without feeling overwhelmed?
Read on for several tips on how to tackle learning about a product with a large surface area. And I’d also note that anybody who is comfortable working in SQL Server had to go through the same process.