SQL Server 2008 R2 Express has been released

The final release of SQL Server 2008 R2 was made publically available on April 21, 2010! SQL Server Express continues to ship in 4 different packages. In this release of Express, we simplified the installation wizard. For the November CTP release, I documented the Express installation process at http://blogs.msdn.com/petersad/archive/2009/11/13/how-to-install-sql-server-2008-r2-express-edition-november-ctp.aspx. The installation process has not changed…

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SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Database Size Limit Increased to 10GB

Great news for SQL Server Express users today! We increased the maximum database size in SQL Server 2008 R2 Express from 4GB to 10GB. You can try it out today – just go to SQL Server 2008 R2 Download Page and select “SQL Server 2008 R2 Express” from the menu on the left side of…

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