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Hi Friends,

As the licence price of SQL server 2008 R2 versions is about 20% more than SQL Server 2008 version, can we still purchase an edition of 2008 version?
Does Microsoft keep continue selling the older version or just stop when it release a new version?

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Subhash
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Microsoft usually sells and suports the last 2 versions of any of its products.

So, it will and support any release of 2008.
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