SQL Server Express Edition Announced 7/1 (Technical Preview)


This is free and it has most of the functionality of the full SQL Server product with limits on CPU, memory and Database size!!


SQL Server Express Edition helps developers build dynamic and reliable applications by providing a freely redistributable, easy to use, and robust database.  It includes all the rich functionality included in the SQL Server 2005 database engine such as stored procedures, views, triggers, cursors, CLR support, and XML support. A technical preview of SQL Server Express Edition is available for free download today from: http://msdn.microsoft.com/sql/express.


 


Comments (4)

  1. random guy says:

    Where have you been for the past few days? SQL Server Expression Edition was announced many days ago.

  2. Luke says:

    Yep, I changed the title to reflect. Thanks!

  3. silvernight says:

    But you forget to say IT IS A BETA!!!

  4. Luke Nyswonger says:

    Yes it is a technical preview. I’ll change the title to reflect. Thanks for your feedback.