The SQL Server team are doing a great job of making sure developers get access to all the resources they need to take advantage of the great tool being released in the upcoming SQL 2008 R2 release. The Developers Training Kit is now available for download - Get it here: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9710868
It includes a collection of Videos, Presentations, Demos & Hands on Labs so you can start to Ramp Up now & be ready when R2 is officially launched!
There will be updates to this every 2 weeks so keep up to date!
Excerpt from the download page detailing the great content included in this download:
SQL Server 2008 R2 offers an impressive array of capabilities for developers that build upon key innovations introduced in SQL Server 2008. The SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Training Kit is ideal for developers who want to understand how to take advantage of the key improvements introduced in SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 in their applications, as well as for developers who are new to SQL Server. The training kit is brought to you by Microsoft Developer and Platform Evangelism. Overview and Benefits The training kit offers the following benefits: