The Microsoft SQL Server team has released the next CTP of SQL Server 2008 (February 2008). Here’s the overview of what’s in it:
Microsoft SQL Server 2008, the next release of Microsoft SQL Server, provides a comprehensive data platform that is more secure, reliable, manageable and scalable for your mission critical applications, while enabling developers to create new applications that can store and consume any type of data on any device, and enabling all your users to make informed decisions with relevant insights.
This CTP will automatically expire after 180 days.
Here’s the download link: Click here to access it
~ Robert Shelton