After the free e-books on LINQ, ASP.NET AJAX and Silverlight 1.0, Microsoft Press is giving away another free e-Book. This time the topic of the newest free e-Book is SQL Server 2008 and it contains excerpts from the upcoming publication "Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008" by Peter DeBetta. From the website:

In this initial installment of the e-book, learn about some of the major new features in SQL Server 2008, including security, administration, and performance.
After the book is published, the entire e-book will be available from this site, so come back and read more from expert Peter DeBetta.

On the SQL Server 2008 Learning portal, you'll also find other time limited offers and general information for Microsoft Learning on SQL Server 2008, including this one:

  • Collection 6187: What’s New in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (includes three free clinics)
    • Clinic 6188: What's New in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 for Enterprise Data Platform
    • Clinic 6189: What's New in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 for Business Intelligence
    • Clinic 6190: What's New in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 for Database Development

Enjoy!