Express 2010 RTM Download summary
Any one who really knows me , knows that my 2nd passion is the Express toolset 🙂
Now, that Visual Studio 2010 has RTM-ed a few days (weeks) a go I have decided to build a small collection of relevant URLs :
- Visual Basic 2010 Express
- Visual C# 2010 Express
- Visual C++ 2010 Express
- Visual Web Developer 2010 Express ( Part of the WebPI Toolkit )
- All – Offline Install ISO image file
And the SqlServer Express 2008 R2 – with the new 10GB support 🙂
- Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM – Express with Advanced Services
- Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM – Management Studio Express
- Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM – Express with Management Tools
- Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM – Express
- SQL Server 2008 R2 Update for Developers Training Kit (April 2010 Update)
- SQL Server 2008 R2 Books Online
Here is the part of the SqlServer 2008 R2 FAQ :
- Is the database size limit increased in all editions of SQL Server 2008 R2 Express?
Yes, SQL Server 2008 R2 Express with Tools and SQL Server 2008 R2 Express with Advanced Services will allow 10GB databases as well.
- What about CPU and memory limits? Are any other limits changed in SQL Server 2008 R2 Express?
No, the database size limit is the only limit we updated in SQL Server 2008 R2 Express. SQL Server 2008 R2 Express is still limited to 1 CPU and 1 MB or RAM.
- Was the database size limit changed for previous versions of SQL Server Express?
No, the database size limit in previous versions of SQL Server Express (including SQL Server 2005 Express and SQL Server 2008 Express) stays unchanged at 4GB.
BTW : International R2 Express download options will be available in May 2010