I have left Microsoft and this blog is no longer under my control. All of the content should remain for some time however and any new updates can be found at http://davedev.net.
-Dave, September 2013
Do you have passion for technology? Do you want to make a difference? Then try out a SQL Server 2008 Community Technology Preview (CTP). The SQL Server development team uses your feedback from CTPs to help refine and enhance product features.
Lots of June CTP Improvements, including:
· Table Value Parameters
· MERGE SQL Statement
· Star Join Query Optimizations
· Declarative Management Framework (DMF)
· Change Data Capture (CDC)
· AS Dimension Design: Improved Supportability and Integration of Best Practices
· VSTA Support for the Script Task and Component
Please visit the Sql Server 2008 CTP Site today!