SQL Server 2008 R2

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2

July 31, 2012 All, HotFixes, Microsoft, SQL Server, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 R2 No comments

SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 (SP2) is now available for download. SQL Server 2008 R2 service packs are cumulative and can be used to upgrade all releases of SQL Server 2008 R2 to Service Pack 2.

SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 contains Cumulative Update 1 to 5 from SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1.

The package can be used to upgrade the following SQL Server 2008 R2 editions:

  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Computing Edition
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition and Developer Edition
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Web Edition
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Workgroup Edition
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition

SP2 Version:
10.50.4000.0
Date published:
7/26/2012

KB article 2630458 provides additional information about key fixes in SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2.

 

Get SQL Server 2008 r2 Service Pack 2 and associated downloads

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 Service Pack 2

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 SP2 – Express Edition

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 SP2 Feature Pack

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 – PowerPivot for Microsoft Excel 2010

Microsoft® PowerPivot for Microsoft® Excel 2010 provides ground-breaking technology, such as fast manipulation of large data sets (often millions of rows), streamlined integration of data, and the ability to effortlessly share your analysis through Microsoft® SharePoint 2010.

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 Reporting Services Add-in for Microsoft SharePoint® Technologies 2010

The Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 Reporting Services Add-in for Microsoft SharePoint® Technologies allows you to integrate your reporting environment with SharePoint to experience the benefits of using the collaborative environment provided by SharePoint.

 

Information Source & Courtesy: Microsoft Download Center

SQL Server 2008 R2 development is going on.

August 14, 2009 All, General, Microsoft, SQL Server, SQL Server 2008 R2 No comments

Recently i got download of  SQL Server 2008 R2  CTP- (R2 Stands for Release-2 , CTP- Community Technology Preview) from TECHNET Subscriber downloads.

I’m not sure what’s new in this release. probably bug fix on SQL Server 2008  plus support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2..

SQL Server 2008 R2

SQL Server 2008 R2 is the next generation of the Microsoft SQL Server database platform, planned for release in the first half of calendar year 2010. The R2 release brings significant new capabilities and enhancements that can help your business keep pace with today’s growing and changing data management needs. Increase productivity and reduce data management costs by taking advantage of an even more scalable platform with comprehensive database and application management tools. SQL Server 2008 R2 helps users to build rich analysis and reports and helps organizations improve the quality of their data.

I will keep posted once i get more information about it..