TechNet Virtual Labs: Express
Risk-Free, Simple, and Fast
No complex setup or installation is required to try out Express Virtual Labs. You get a downloadable manual and a 30-minute block of time for each lab module. You can sign up for additional 30-minute blocks any time. Use the following virtual labs to test-drive new features and capabilities.
SQL Server 2008 R2
SQL Server 2008
Before you get started, read the minimum system requirements.