• SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM – Robert Bruckner highlights the RTM release of SQL Server 2008 R2. R2 represents a significant amount of development of the product, introducing a number of new features across the various editions.
  • SQL Server 2008 R2 Released (RTM) – Download it or try the Hosted version from PASS! – Jacob Sebastian also features the SQL Server R2 RTM Release, with download links to the product, along wtih some documentation (in ebook format), some videos and highlights a hosted preview from PASS which will let you try it out without installing.
  • SQL Server 2008 R2/SQL Server 2008 R2 Express RTM/RTW Today – Greg Duncan also focuses on the SQL Release, highlighting the Express edition release, and associated supporting tools
  • DiffPlex 1.1 Released – Matt Manela highlights a minor update to the DiffPlex project, taking the version to 1.1, and improving the performance of this Diffing library for Silverlight and HTML based applications.
  • WF State Machine Activity Pack CTP1 Released – Alan Ko, Program Manager on the Windows Workflow team shares the news of the release of the first CTP of the Windows Workflow State Machine Activity Pack, bringing support for statemachine activities to WF4. Full source and installs are available for this from the CodePlex site.
  • Goodbye Teamprise, Hello Team Explorer Everywhere – Martin Woodward talks about the new Team Explorer Everywhere product, and how it relates to the acquisition of TeamPrise by Microsoft and what provisions are being made for existing Teamprise customers.