Peek into future version of SQL (Katmai = SQL Server 2008)



SQL Server Product Team signed off on SQL Server “Katmai” CTP3 (externally known as “June CTP”). This is the first public Katmai CTP that is being launched in this week’s TechED.

Have a bang and participate in testing and evaluating SQL Server 2008 CTP3 (aka. Katmai) and provide your valuable feedback to SQL Server team.


Useful links:

Watch Ted Kummert (Corporate Vice President) talk about SQL Server 2008 by clicking here.

Dave Campbell’s Katmai Overview Presentation TechNet Webcast: The Next Release of Microsoft SQL Server: Overview (Level 200)

"SQL Server 2008 Product Overview" whitepaper

CTP 3 for download

SQL Server 2008 press release

SQL Server 2008 MSDN Forums

SQL Server 2008 website


Upcoming Webcasts -

SQL Server 2008 Livemeeting Schedule

Analysis Services - Dimension Design


11:00 am PDT

Change Data Capture


11:00 am PDT

Star Join Query Optimizations


11:00 am PDT

Table Valued Parameters


11:00 am PDT

Declarative Management Framework


11:00 am PDT

MERGESQL Statement


11:00 am PDT