The most awaited CTP of SQL Server 2008 (Formerly code name Katmai) has been released on June04, 2007.
Some of the key improvements in this CTP are:
- Table Value Parameters
- Star Join Query Optimizations
- Change Data Capture (CDC)
- MERGE SQL Statement
- Declarative Management Framework (DMF)
- VSTA Support for the Script Task and Component
- AS Dimension Design: Improved Supportability and Integration of Best Practices
Read more in this whitepaper!