SQL Server 2005 shipped!

SQL Server 2005 RTM’d today, it will be available on MSDN in a couple of hours and through other channels in a few weeks.

Many thanks to all the customers and partners that contributed throughout the process.

Enjoy and see you at the launch event.

Comments (8)

  1. Damian Mehers says:


    Something tells me there will be some serious partying going on.

  2. Saleha Haider says:

    Great! Congratulations!

  3. Rick says:

    When will SQL Express be available for public download?

  4. Euan Garden says:

    right now the focus is on MSDN subscriber downloads of the CD adn then DVD editions.

    SSE should be available in the next couple of days.

  5. Derek C. says:

    CONGRATS! That is one big, fat piece of software!

  6. CRZ says:

    It took 18 hours (crappy dsl connection) but now I got it. I can’t wait to play with it!