Microsoft has delivered the next iteration of its flagship database product, SQL Server 2008 R2, to developers for review.
The company released a preview of the software to MSDN and TechNet subscribers on Monday. A community technology preview (CTP) will be available on Wednesday for general download, Microsoft said in a blog post.
SQL Server 2008 R2, previously code-named "Kilimanjaro," is the next generation of the Microsoft SQL Server database platform. The product is planned for release in the first half of next year.
The updated database software lets businesses build their own business intelligence capabilities. It includes … Read more