SQL Server 2008 R2 Books Online Community Technology Preview November 2009

Overview

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Release 2 (R2), formerly known as SQL Server Code-Named “Kilimanjaro”, is the next release of Microsoft SQL Server. Books Online is the primary documentation for SQL Server. Download a pre-release preview of Books Online for SQL Server 2008 R2. If you were looking for the latest released version of Books Online, visit the SQL Server 2008 Books Online page on the Microsoft Download Center.

Important Installing SQL Server 2008 R2 Books Online upgrades your existing SQL Server 2008 version of Books Online. If you upgrade, be aware that the content and help topics now describe tools and features of SQL Server 2008 R2. To reinstall SQL Server 2008 Books Online, you must first uninstall SQL Server 2008 R2 Books Online. Because SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 share components, you cannot have side-by-side installations of Books Online on the same machine.

Note This pre-release version of SQL Server Books Online may contain topics that are empty, incomplete, or not up to date. Topics for new features may be missing and not all new or updated content has been reviewed for technical accuracy.

Books Online includes the following types of information:

  • Setup and upgrade instructions.
  • Information about new features and backward compatibility.
  • Conceptual descriptions of the technologies and features in SQL Server.
  • Procedural topics describing how to use the various features in SQL Server.
  • Tutorials that guide you through common tasks.
  • Reference documentation for the graphical tools, command prompt utilities, programming languages, and application programming interfaces (APIs) that are supported by SQL Server.
  • Descriptions of the sample databases and applications that are available with SQL Server.
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Books Online What’s New

 
For more information and to download the SQL Server 2008 R2 Books Online Community Technology Preview November 2009, please visit [http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=c18bad82-0e5f-4e82-812b-5b23e5d52b9c]
 
 
 
Posted by: Eric Lam
Location: Canberra/Australia
Category: Microsoft Training
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