[From SQL Server Central
In December 2006 Microsoft released the Community Technology Preview (CTP) for SQL Server 2005 SP2. As an eagerly anticipated release, Microsoft has a lot at stake with SP2. The first service pack for SQL Server 2005 was reportedly buggy, with a number of hot fixes following hotly on the heels of the SP1 release. Many organisations wait for the second or third service pack before upgrading their products; and this SP2 could tip the balance in favour of a move from SQL 2000 to SQL 2005.
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