Code Name “Denali”

SQL Server 2012 RC0(Release Candidate 0) –Released

November 19, 2011 All, Code Name "Denali", Futures, General, Microsoft, SQL Server No comments

I just received the news that SQL Server 2012 (a.k.a Code Name =‘Denali’)  has become Release Candidate 0(RC0) and available for download

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SQL Server Code-Named "Denali"–CTP3(Community Technology Preview 3) is now available

July 13, 2011 .NET, All, Code Name "Denali", General, Microsoft, SQL Server No comments

Microsoft has released CTP3 of SQL Server Code-Named "Denali". You can download the files from

Download SQL Server "Denali" CTP3 

(You will Microsoft File Transfer Manager)

Express Edition of the same is available from below link

Download SQL Server "Denali" Express CTP3

Read the below blog as well for more information

http://www.jamesserra.com/archive/2011/07/sql-server-denali-ctp3-now-available/

Microsoft® SQL Server® code-named ‘Denali’ – Community Technology Preview 1 (CTP1)

November 10, 2010 All, Code Name "Denali", Futures, General, Microsoft, SQL Server 1 comment

Microsoft has announced the preview version of their next generation of SQL Server database software code named “Denali”

Quoting from MSDN Download Center

SQL Server code-named ‘Denali’ helps empowers organizations to be more agile in today’s competitive market. Customers will more efficiently deliver mission-critical solutions through a highly scalable and available platform. Industry-leading tools help developers quickly build innovative applications while data integration and management tools help deliver credible data reliably to the right users and extended managed self-service BI capabilities enable meaningful insights.

With SQL Server code-named ‘Denali’ customers will benefit from the following added investments:

  • Enhanced mission-critical platform: A highly available and scalable platform designed to with greater flexibility, lower TCO, ease of use, and the performance required by the most mission-critical applications.
  • Developer and IT Productivity: New additional tools will help developers build innovative applications with reduced time-to-market while IT professionals benefit from greater operational control and ease of use.
  • Pervasive Insight: Stunning new managed self-service experiences for end users and holistic data integration and management tools will help deliver consistent, credible data to the right users at the right time.

To read about what is new in SQL Server code-named ‘Denali’ – Community Technology Preview 1 (CTP1) click here.

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Download the CTP1 of SQL Server code-named ‘DENALI’  from Microsoft Download Center