Yukon Enters Beta Territory

At long last, Microsoft is providing testers with its next-generation SQL Server code.

To testers whove been awaiting Microsofts first beta release of its next version of its SQL Server database: The wait is over.

Microsoft on Tuesday released the first "private beta" of "Yukon" to 500 customers and partners. Microsoft will release the beta to another 1,500 testers by the end of the month. The company is making the bits available via its BetaPlace Web site.

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