The community Technology Preview of SQL 2008 is available. You MUST register into the SQL 2008 CTP Program in order to get the bits. Do so here https://connect.microsoft.com/SQLServer/content/content.aspx?ContentID=5395.
More SQL 2008 Resources from the SQL 2008 CTP Page:
SQL Server 2008 Overview: On-demand webcast (Jun 06, 2007)
Listen to Dave Campbell’s June 4th presentation at TechEd regarding SQL Server 2008 (200 level). All other SQL Server related webcasts (live and on-demand) at TechEd can be found here.
SQL Server 2008 Product Overview: Whitepaper (Jun 06, 2007)
Learn about the Microsoft Data Platform Vision and how SQL Server 2008 meets the needs of the next generation of data-driven applications.
Four Pillars of SQL Server 2008 (Jun 04, 2007)
Learn more about the four technology themes upon which SQL Server 2008 is built.
SQL Server 2008 June CTP highlights (Jun 04, 2007)
Learn more about specific improvements in the June CTP that align with the four pillars.
CodePlex Community Samples
Want to see different samples and uses of SQL Server code? Visit CodePlex and look at real world examples.
MSDN SQL Server Forums
Have questions? Discuss SQL Server 2008 with our developers, MVPs, and the entire SQL Server community.
SQL Server Connect Feedback
We want to hear from you! Tell us about any bugs you find or difficulties you encounter, and what you want to see in SQL Server 2008 for this and future releases. We appreciate your feedback.
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