Ramblings from another nerd on the grid
For those of you that have subscriptions to TechNet or MSDN, check the downloads area this morning. SQL Server 2008 R2 is now there in a variety of flavors.
SQL Server 2008 R2 provides new tools for managing large multi-database environments along with improved capabilities to help maximize the value of consolidation efforts, and ensure the streamlined development and deployment of data-driven applications.
Here’s what I see from my TechNet subscription download area.
For more info, see the product site at http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/default.aspx. See the TechNet Tech Center for SQL at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sqlserver/default.aspx. And by all means checkout the SQL blog at http://blogs.technet.com/dataplatforminsider/default.aspx.
Just had my first failed install of SQL 2008 R2... it's nice to see that not too much has changed.
Looking for the new Lookup feature in reporting service 2008 R2