Redmond has dished out a community test preview of SQL Server 2008 R2 to developers. Earlier this week, Microsoft dropped the test code into the laps of MSDN and TechNet subscribers. The final product is expected to be available in the first half of 2010. Features include application and multi-server management, SMP scale for …
What I'd really like..
is a way for it to save the size of the SQL Pane when table viewing. And to be able to set the default query for the "view 1000 rows" and "edit 200 rows" to be shown in reverse.
Resizing the window and typing ORDER BY ID DESC is getting OLD.
I would like the optimizer to actually work correctly. It is so galactically braindead in so many respects that it defies belief. That is still cannot figure out how to even get correct results in a whole class of complex views (broke it in 2005 and it's still broken) merely reinforces my view that this product is a toy.
All the glitter on top does not change the fact that it's marginal underneath and has not improved much that I noticed in the move from 2005 to 2008