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SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1(SP1) is now available for download. Highlights in the new service pack include greater supportability in "dynamic management views," improved query performance through a "ForceSeek" feature, improved upgrades via Data-tier Application Component Framework, and better disk space control for Excel’s PowerPivot.
For more information, see the SQL Team Blog posting SQL Server Code Name “Denali” CTP3 and SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 are HERE.
SQL Server 2008 R2 service packs are cumulative updates and upgrade all service levels of SQL Server 2008 R2 to SP1.
You can use these packages to upgrade any of the following SQL Server 2008 R2 editions:
You can download the Service Pack from Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 from Microsoft Download.
Bruce D. Kyle ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation