With the advent of Visual Studio 2010, Microsoft has also marked SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM. We have grabbed download links of FREE Trial edition including different Express editions and Management Studio for you. So just click download buttons and start downloading.

To read What is new in SQL Server 2008 R2.

SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM is a powerful and reliable data management system that delivers a rich set of features, data protection, and performance for embedded applications, lightweight Web Sites and applications, and local data stores. Designed for easy deployment and rapid prototyping, this download includes support for Sysprep, Microsoft’s System Preparation Utility for Microsoft Windows operating system deployment.

SQL Server 2008 R2 Express is designed for easy deployment and rapid prototyping. This edition is designed to integrate seamlessly with your other server infrastructure investments. Management tools are not included in this download.

SQL Server 2008 R2 Express with Advanced Services is an easy-to-use version of the SQL Server Express data platform that includes the graphical management tool SQL Server Management Studio (SMSS) Express, powerful features for reporting, and advanced text-based search capabilities.

SQL Server 2008 R2 Express with Management Tools is an easy-to-use version of the SQL Server® Express data platform that includes the graphical management tool SQL Server Management Studio (SMSS) Express.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Management Studio Express (SSMSE) is an integrated environment for accessing, configuring, managing, administering, and developing all components of SQL Server Express. This edition combines a broad group of graphical tools with a number of rich script editors to provide access to SQL Server to developers and administrators of all skill levels.

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One response to “Direct Download links of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM TRIAL and Express edition”

  1. TomPier Avatar

    great post as usual!

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