SQL Server Kilimanjaro becomes SQL Server 2008 R2

Today at Tech Ed North America 2009 we have officially announced the new name for SQL Server code-named Kilimanjaro.The official name will be: SQL Server 2008 R2! More information can be found @ http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/2008/en/us/r2.aspx and the “official” announcement can be found @ http://blogs.technet.com/dataplatforminsider/archive/2009/05/11/teched-2009-new-sql-server-innovations.aspx. Also read the official press announcement @ http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2009/May09/05-11TechEd09PR.mspx.”Finally, Microsoft announced that a Community…

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Application and Multi-Server Management Private CTP

For those of you who did not get the chance to attend PASS, there was a great announcement around “Application & Multi-Server Management”.  This will take the management and deployment of your databases to a whole new level!  The key themes for this solution are “Visibility and Control”,  “IT and Development Collaboration” and “Efficiently Manage More…

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SQL Server Kilimanjaro and Project Madison

Wikipedia says “Kilimanjaro with its three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira, is an inactive stratovolcano in north-eastern Tanzania rising 4,600 m (15,100 ft) from its base, and is additionally the highest peak in Africa at 5,895 meters (19,340 ft), providing a dramatic view of the surrounding plains.”  But this week the BI Conference has kicked…

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