SQL Server 2008 Express Edition Service Pack 1 (SP1) is now available
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express is a powerful and reliable data management system that delivers a rich set of features, data protection, and performance for embedded application clients, light Web applications, and local data stores. Designed for easy deployment and rapid prototyping, SQL Server 2008 Express is available at no cost, and you are free to redistribute it with applications. It is designed to integrate seamlessly with your other server infrastructure investments.
Microsoft hat das Service Pack 1 für den SQL Server 2008 veröffentlicht und stellt diesen ab sofort zum Download zur Verfügung.
SQL Server 2008 Express SP1 CTP includes both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. SQLEXPR32_x86 is a smaller package that can be used to install SQL Server 2008 Express onto only 32-bit operating systems. SQLEXPR_x86 is the same product but supports installation onto both 32-bit and 64-bit (WoW) operating systems. SQLEXPR_x64 is a native 64-bit SQL Server 2008 Express and supports installation onto only 64-bit operating systems. There is no other difference between these packages.
You must have administrative rights on the computer to install SQL Server 2008 Express.
- Step 1: Download and install Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 SP1.
- Step 2: Download and install Windows Installer 4.5.
- Step 3: Download SQL Server 2008 Express SP1 CTP by clicking the appropriate link on this page. To start the installation immediately, click Run. To install SQL Server Express at a later time, click Save.