Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 is RTM

Exciting times at Microsoft, after Visual Studio 2010 and Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, Project 2010, Project Server 2010, SQL 2008 R2 is RTM (press release: Microsoft Kicks Off Worldwide Launch of SQL Server 2008 R2). A good summary of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 can be found here: http://blogs.technet.com/dataplatforminsider/archive/2010/04/21/sql-server-2008-r2-released-to-manufacturing.aspx

Also check out this free book that discusses the key enhancements to this release: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2

R2 is Here