This morning, at TechEd USA, Paul Flessner announced the release date for SQL Server 2005.
This is an excerpt from his notes from TechEd:
"It is official — the countdown to launch has begun! During my Tech•Ed keynote this morning, I announced the launch date for SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005 and BizTalk Server 2006 will be Nov. 8, 2005, in
Some of you might be surprised to see that BizTalk Server 2006 has been added to the list of products that will make their debut in November, but from an integrated experience perspective this is an important addition. Many customers already benefit from BizTalk Server’s integrated development environment built on Visual Studio to quickly integrate and automate business processes that span applications, systems, and trading partners. By integrating Visual Studio 2005, SQL Server 2005 and BizTalk Server 2006, we hope to change the way you think about and use application infrastructure with your connected systems."