SQL Server 2008 R2 was released to manufacturing today!
For more R2 information, please see:
- SQL Server 2008 R2 Website
- SQL Server 2008 R2 Digital Tour
- SQL Server Team Blog
- SQL Server Performance Blog
R2 was really focused on self-service business intelligence for reporting and analysis, and as I mentioned in a previous post, one thing changed in SSIS was improved support for SQL Azure with the addition of a Bulk Insert mode for the ADO.NET Destination.