The first public CTP of Katmai will be available for download from  

The name for the next release of SQL Server™: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, formerly code-named SQL Server “Katmai,” and the delivery of the first SQL Server 2008 Community Technology Preview (CTP), now available for customer download at

 Be sure to check out the live web cast of Dave Campbell's Katmai Overview presentation at Tech Ed in Orlando.

TechNet Webcast: The Next Release of Microsoft SQL Server: Overview (Level 200)

Monday, June 4, 2007

12:00 P.M. - 1:15 P.M. Pacific Time