Download the a community technology preview (CTP) release version of the documentation and tutorials for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, the next release of Microsoft SQL Server, formerly known as SQL Server Code-Named “Kilimanjaro.”
Books Online is the primary documentation for SQL Server and include the following types of information…
Books Online includes the following types of information:
- Setup and upgrade instructions.
- Information about new features and backward compatibility.
- Conceptual descriptions of the technologies and features in SQL Server.
- Procedural topics describing how to use the various features in SQL Server.
- Tutorials that guide you through common tasks.
- Reference documentation for the graphical tools, command prompt utilities, programming languages, and application programming interfaces (APIs) that are supported by SQL Server.
- Descriptions of the sample databases and applications that are available with SQL Server.
- SQL Server 2008 R2 Books Online What’s New