A Look at SQL Server 2008 CTP6

February 21, 2008

[From SQL Server Magazine]

SQL Server 2008 Community Technology Preview (CTP) 6 is now available and is a more important milestone on the march toward SQL Server 2008’s release to manufacturing (RTM) than many of the other SQL Server 2008 CTPs (i.e., Microsoft’s fancy new name for SQL Server beta programs). SQL Server 2008 CTP6 is “feature complete,” which means that Microsoft won’t be adding or removing features between now and RTM later this year. Now, that’s not to say that all the features currently work the way they should or have been tuned for performance; it is a beta after all. However, what you see is what you get with respect to what the product will include when it actually ships.

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