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MS SQL Express 2008 and MS SQL Express 2008 R2 RRS feed

  • Question

  • hi all i am working with MS SQL Server 2005, now we are looking to try 2008, For that we decided to down load 2008 express edition. We can find two installation for SQL 2008 express.

    SQL Server 2008 express edition of size 503 MB and SQL Server 2008 R2 express of size 247 MB for 64 bit OS. Which one i have to install. Can any one comment on this. We are working on enterprise applications. Whats the difference between these two versions.

    Thursday, June 17, 2010 9:03 AM

Answers

  • You can install Sql Server 2008 R2.this is the size of 247 MB exactly.
    • Marked as answer by Vinod.meee Thursday, June 17, 2010 12:06 PM
    Thursday, June 17, 2010 9:49 AM

All replies

  • Hello,

    MS SQL Server 2008 (internal version 10.0) and MS SQL Server 2008 R2 (int. 10.5) are different versions (a minor release), not only different installer.


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    Thursday, June 17, 2010 9:45 AM
  • You can install Sql Server 2008 R2.this is the size of 247 MB exactly.
    • Marked as answer by Vinod.meee Thursday, June 17, 2010 12:06 PM
    Thursday, June 17, 2010 9:49 AM