SQL Server 2008 R2 releasing May 6, 2010!

“SQL Server 2008 R2 will be generally available by May 6, 2010,” according to the benchmark whitepaper and an accompanying blog post by Jamie. “The TPC-E publication was 2,012 tpsE with a price performance of $958.23 USD/tpsE. The configuration will be available by May, 6, 2010. The TPC-H publication was 102,778 QphH@3000GB with a price […]

SQL Server 2008 R2 will be generally available by May 6, 2010,” according to the benchmark whitepaper and an accompanying blog post by Jamie. “The TPC-E publication was 2,012 tpsE with a price performance of $958.23 USD/tpsE. The configuration will be available by May, 6, 2010. The TPC-H publication was 102,778 QphH@3000GB with a price performance of $21.05 USD/QphH@3000GB. This configuration will also be available by May 6, 2010.” SQL Server 2008 R2 is the product codenamed Kilimanjaro. Microsoft released earlier this month a new test build of the R2 update, and announced it would be adding a few new high-end SKUs to its SQL Server product list when the final bits are available.