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Ted Kummert to make significant announcement related to SQL Server

Microsoft have announced a conference call tomorrow with the head of all things SQL Server, Ted Kummert:

ted kummert conference call sql server

Normally I wouldn’t take any notice of such things but the mysterious pre-conference-call-announcement (not something that the SQL Server team do regularly as I recall) has me intrigued. Logic says that it will have something to do with SQL Server R2, we shall see!

@Jamiet

Published Wednesday, April 21, 2010 12:21 AM by jamiet

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Adam Machanic said:

Gah, do they have to do it so early in the morning?

April 20, 2010 6:32 PM
 

roman said:

Maybe a Linux version is on the horizon :)

April 20, 2010 9:05 PM
 

Ed Gillett said:

Hmm .. interesting. We'll be dialling in to hear what it's all about.

Perhaps they'll finally officially put a confirmed date on the release! Seems there's some debate over the 21st May Release Date that was announced at #uktechdays (discussions at http://www.brentozar.com/archive/2010/04/sql-server-r-release-date-may/#comment-19901)

I've yet to see it confirmed anywhere else yet.

April 21, 2010 6:24 AM
 

Alvin Ashcraft said:

It looks as if the R2 RTM Express downloads are already available on microsoft.com/downloads, so I am guessing that RTM availability is the announcement. Nice!

April 21, 2010 7:41 AM
 

jamiet said:

Alvin,

Yes, all the signs are that you're right. Good news of course, I was just hoping for something a little more unexpected given the mysterious nature of the pre-announcement.

Ah well, RTM is no bad thing!

-Jamie

April 21, 2010 9:27 AM

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