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SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer Edition

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 29, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
I've been looking to get SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer Edition since I discovered that there was going to be one.  My question is, where do i get it?  I can't find any place that references a place to buy it, or upgrade to it.  Any ideas?

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