SQL2K8 November CTP

The latest SQL2K8 CTP is finally available. Download it here.

This CTP contains a ton of work. Here’s the not so brief list of areas. You can read the details in the “What’s new” doc for the November CTP.

  • Data Collection and Performance Warehouse for Relational Engine
  • Service Broker Enhancements
  • Registered Servers Enhancements
  • Synchronous net-changes change tracking for SQL Server
  • T-SQL IntelliSense
  • Declarative Management Framework (DMF) Enhancements
  • Geo-spatial Support
  • Analysis Services Query and Writeback Performance
  • Robust Report Server Platform
  • Integration Services – Lookup Enhancements
  • Analysis Services MDX Query Optimizer – Block Computation
  • Analysis Services Aggregation Design
  • Analysis Services Cube Design
  • Reporting Services Scale Engine
  • Transparent Data Encryption
  • Resource Governor – Limit Specification
  • Backup Compression
  • Plan Freezing
  • Fully Parallel Plans Scale on Partitioned Tables

Comments (1)

  1. ccatto says:

    Hey Now Dan,

    T-SQL intellisense has such a nice ring to it. Sure are a lot of new features.

    Thx 4 the info,