SQL Server 2008 is Here!

Get it at: http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver

Including new features such asSQL Server 2008 Grid h r

  • Resource Governor for managing current workloads
  • Data compression and sparse columns to reduce storage and increase performance
  • Transparent Data Encryption and advanced auditing
  • Spatial data support
  • SQL Server Reporting Services integration with Office 2007
  • Policy-based management for enforcing compliance across the enterprise

and a size to fit your needs

  • Enterprise - for large scale, business critical needs
  • Standard - for small-to-medium scale organizations¬†
  • Workgroup - core features for branch applications
  • Express - free edition for desktop and small server applications
  • Compact - free embedded edition for stand-alone and occasionally connected applications on mobile and desktop clients