Are you ready for Microsoft SQL Server 2008? The truth is, many of us are still coming to grips with the great
new features of SQL Server 2005 so, when I ask this question to other database professionals, the response is
usually a polite answer, something of the order: “We may wait for the first service pack….” SQL Server 2005,
being a five-year release, included many architecture changes across the board and famously had so many
new features that, in order to fit them all on one PowerPoint slide, Microsoft had to use a 10-point font! Well,
in the words of David Campbell, General Manager...