Well now that SQL Server 2008 has shipped, Zach and I are starting to put the finishing touches on all of our SQL Server 2008 early adopter initiatives and move on to planning for future releases. Before we do that I have some unfinished business to take care of.
My boss, Mauricio, has been on me for months asking me to list the top 10 features of SQL Server 2008. I have been stalling. I think every single feature in the product is compelling, and inevitably I am going to leave something out and will hear about it later from the team that built it. But with PDC '08 just around the corner, it's now or never.
The article continues at http://blogs.msdn.com/rdoherty/archive/2008/09/03/sql-server-2008-top-10-list-for-developers.aspx