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Are there instructions for installing SharePoint 2010 Beta 2 with SQL 2008 R2? I notice that none of the installation resources thus far describe using R2.

(At the time of writing R2 is at November CTP and contains Geneva components.)

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I've installed successfully on SQL R2. Not hotfixes etc needed it just worked, but make sure you have the up to date CTP.

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FYI...Chris Quick over at is doing a live blogging session this morning installing SharePoint 2010 beta. He might be using SQL 2008 R2 for the database.

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Here's a link from the Microsoft SharePoint Team on update installs when using Server 2008 R2… – Craig Pilkenton Nov 23 '09 at 15:52

Andreas Glaser has written a full multi-part walkthrough on his blog here. Thanks Andreas!!

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