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Kilmanjaro, no it is SQL Server 2008 R2 now!

As usual the expectations from  Microsoft Tech-Ed  2009 keynote with the latest happenings on SQL Server world is release of R2 (which was formerly termed as Kilmanjaro)!

You must get used to these terms in order to identify what exactly you are looking for, and in Microsoft words:

SQL Server 2008 R2 expands on the value delivered in SQL Server 2008 by providing a wealth of new features and capabilities that can benefit your entire organization. This release will further improve IT Efficiency with new and enhanced management capabilities and empower business users to access, integrate, analyze and share information using business intelligence tools they already know.

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Also you can Register for R2 CTP notification

During the summer of 2009, Microsoft will offer a Community Technology Preview (CTP) of SQL Server 2008 R2.  Sign up now to receive an email notification of the availability of the CTP.


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In addition to SQL Server 2008 R2, Microsoft is talking about a new technology for low latency complex event processing. The first Community Technology Preview (CTP) of SQL Server 2008 R2 will be available in the second half of 2009 and we are on track to ship SQL Server 2008 R2 in the first half of calendar year 2010.