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What does R2 stand for in SQL Server 2008 R2? Is it Revision 2 or Release 2? Is it an another version with additional features?

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The "R2" suffix in Microsoft-ese stands for "Release 2". Here is a link including the full name expansion. Microsoft also published a list of new features in SQL 2008 R2.

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