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SQL Server 2008 R2 enhancements continue to support mission-critical workloads providing a trusted, scalable platform, increased developer and IT efficiency and managed self-service business intelligence reporting and analytics. Some of the capabilities that customers and partners will benefit from include:
The customer engagement in the development process of SQL Server 2008 R2 was outstanding, with more than 300,000 downloads of the technology previews. Customers including AMC Entertainment, vente-privee.com, and China Life Pension Company are already taking advantage of the new scalability, BI and manageability features in SQL Server 2008 R2.
To explore what's new in the SQL Server 2008 R2 release, please visit the SQL Server 2008 R2 Digital Tour at http://www.sqlserverlaunch.com/. Additionally, remember to use the #SQLR2 hashtag when Tweeting all SQL Server 2008 R2 related news!