Future of SQL Server as of 2010 – Denali

If you are wondering what is next of SQL 2008 R2, the answer is Denali. Denali is code name for (possibly) SQL 2011 with some exceptional improvements. Interesting information of this version may be reviewed at http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/en/us/product-info/future-editions.aspx

Moreover you can download CTP version (CTP1) of Denali from http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/en/us/product-info/future-editions.aspx