SQL Server 2008 R2 is a minor release and the number of features and enhancements added to the database engine is very limited. The public CTP is available for download at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/ee315247.aspx
The following are the main Database Engine Features added in SQL Server 2008 R2 August CTP
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