The latest Community Technology Preview of SQL Server 2008 was released last month. This early release of SQL Server 2008 has been declared as feature complete by Microsoft. While there are still bugs to be found and fixed InfoQ focused on the buzz from the developer community.
Feedback has trended fairly positive with the exception of a leap-year snafu on February 29, 2008.
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