Notes about SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1

  Hi, The purpose of this post is to share some notes (links) about the recent release of SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1: SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1     Technorati Tags: SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1,Service Pack       Download     http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26727           List of bugs that are…


Latest updates available are…

Hello all, Because in the last 30 days some major updates were released for several versions of SQL Server (from which the last two listed here were released just last night), this serves as a quick gather of the ones available. Remember that CUs (Cumulative Updates) include all fixes since the last RTM or SP,…


SQL Server 2008 R2 – RTM

Hello all, SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM was officially launched: http://blogs.technet.com/dataplatforminsider/archive/2010/04/21/sql-server-2008-r2-released-to-manufacturing.aspx Look at www.sqlserverlaunch.com for more details about the release of this new version of SQL Server. A trial is already available on the downloads section: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=54ad6107-c552-4d47-b1a1-3f66460f71a9&displaylang=en&hash=8OqJuO7pNCd6xGYYkHqhojYCGG%2bEkKIWg743GhPxAvgNMgP9zpPfcz02ZCK5O6wMG1CSogN6LIII3fyBPTmLfg%3d%3d More download information is available here: http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/R2Downloads.aspx If you want to start reading about what’s new, you need…


SQL Server 2008 R2 – Free Ebook

Hi all, A free Ebook, about SQL Server 2008 R2 and the new features included on the product, was released by Microsoft Press and it is available here: http://blogs.msdn.com/microsoft_press/archive/2010/04/14/free-ebook-introducing-microsoft-sql-server-2008-r2.aspx Table of Contents: PART I   Database Administration CHAPTER 1   SQL Server 2008 R2 Editions and Enhancements CHAPTER 2   Multi-Server Administration CHAPTER 3   Data-Tier Applications CHAPTER 4  …


SQL Server 2008 R2 – November CTP

Hi all, At PASS Event, last week, it was released the latest CTP of SQL Server 2008 R2, the November CTP: http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/R2.aspx http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/R2-Next.aspx This CTP is available for download here: http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/R2Downloads.aspx http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=fe0c6a31-5ad6-4eea-a865-73bbe2608bd1&displaylang=en (MSDN & TECHNET subscribers can also download this CTP using their subscriptions) Release Notes – Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 Release Notes Readme…


New white papers for SQL Server were released

Hello, New white papers where published for SQL Server 2008: Consolidation Using SQL Server 2008 High Availability with SQL Server 2008 Using the Microsoft Connector for Oracle by Attunity with SQL Server 2008 Integration Services Using the Microsoft Connector for Teradata by Attunity Response to Oracle’s Edison 2009 Report SharePoint and Reporting Services Integration Troubleshooting…