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Last Thursday, we released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) CTP4. Both the Service Pack and Feature Pack updates are available for download on the Microsoft Download Center. While CTP3 was primarily targeted at introducing the BI functionality for Office 2013 Preview and SharePoint 2013 Preview, CTP4 covers SQL Server functionality across the board.
SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP4 continues to extend the momentum built in CTP3 and brings additional customer value through the following deployment and performance updates:
For a complete list of changes in SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP4 please read the What’s new document and KB article 2674317. Capabilities introduced in CTP3 continue to deliver remarkable experiences in CTP4:
In addition to these changes, SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP4 contains a number of security updates and fixes released in SQL Server 2012 CU1 & CU2.
To obtain SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP4 and the Feature Pack components updated in SP1, please visit the following download pages:
• SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP4
• SQL Server 2012 SP1 CTP4 Feature Pack