Try out our July CTP on SQL Server Connect!

SQL Server 2008 July CTP is now available from our CTP Program Site! Learn more about July CTP improvements.  Learn more about live events, including web chats, regarding the July CTP.… Read more

Joint Launch date for Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008

Microsoft recently announced that Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008, and Visual Studio 2008 would be launched together on February 27, 2007.  While not all of these products will be released on the exact same day during Q2 CY2008, we want to clearly communicate with our customers and partners that their greatest value is as… Read more

SQL Server 2008 June CTP now available!

At TechED 2007 in Orlando, we have announced the first public CTP release of SQL Server 2008! You can join the CTP program, download the bits, and access various resources from our CTP Program site. We will be posting the most updated bits and information on this site so please visit us often. It currently provides the schedule… Read more

SQL Server Hotfix Release Revised

In response to customer feedback, SQL Server team has revised the mechanism to deliver hotfixes on reported bugs with a new model called Incremental Servicing Model (ISM). The objective is to deliver high quality fixes within an acceptable amount of time and on a predictable schedule.   We have moved away from current “priority driven” hotfix… Read more