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Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 Service Pack 1


Hi everyone!

Eventually SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1(SP1) has been released and now it is accessible for downloading. SQL Server 2008 R2 service pack updates all services of SQL Server 2008 R2 until SP1. Service pack includes all cumulative updates starting from 1 up to 6. You can use it easily to update the further list of SQL Server editions:

(1) SQL Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition
(2) SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition and Developer Edition
(3) SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition
(4) SQL Server 2008 R2 Web Edition
(5) SQL Server 2008 R2 Workgroup Edition
(6) SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition

Important: in order to update SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition, you should use SP1 for Express Edition or Express Edition with Advanced Services. Read more…

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Key improvements in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1


The Microsoft SQL Server Sustained Engineering team is pleased to announce the availability of SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 CTP. Both the Service Pack and Feature Pack updates are available for download on the Microsoft Download Center.  Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2008 R2 includes product improvements based on requests from the SQL Server community, and hotfix solutions provided in SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM Cumulative Update 1 to 6.

Key improvements in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 are: Read more…

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Microsoft: SQL Server 2008 R2 crosses the finish line


Microsoft is announcing the release to manufacturing (RTM) of SQL Server 2008 R2 on April 21.

In fact, the product actually RTM’d a week ago, about a week ahead of schedule, said Tom Casey, General Manager of Microsoft Business Intelligence. But the team held off until today to make the public announcement. Read more…

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SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse (FAQs)


When Microsoft released the new SQL Server 2008 R2 product line, it also introduced a new edition of SQL Server: SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse. The Parallel Data Warehouse edition is quite different from other editions of SQL Server. Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Parallel Data Warehouse edition. Read more…

SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse (Madison)


SQL Server 2008 R2 was released in completely new versions I newer heard before, and it is called SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse which was earlier known as Project Madison. This flavor of SQL Server 2008 is unique and first one of its kind. Some of the points that make it unique are as follows: Read more…

Progress Software Introduces New Database Drivers for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse


Progress Software Corporation a leading software provider that enables enterprises to be operationally responsive, announced the availability of database drivers for the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse, announced at PASS Summit 2010. Available for pre-sales registration immediately with shipment in Q2 2011, the Progress(R) DataDirect Connect(R) drivers enable companies using Unix-, Linux- and Java-based applications to connect to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse. Read more…

Update for SQL Server 2008 R2 Developers Training Kit


Hi colleagues!

I want to present you new information regarding to SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Training Kit. Despite of this package dedicated for developers, every DBA will be interested in went through this material which was announced 18.01.2011. This package include 32 presentations, 27 demonstrations and 12 labs.

The precise list of materials is presented below: Read more…

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