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SQL Server 2008 Release Candidate 0 Feature Pack
In addition to SQL Server 2008 Release Candidate 0, download the Release Candidate 0 Feature Pack, a collection of stand-alone install packages that provide additional value for SQL Server 2008. It contains 15 new components and includes the latest versions of:
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