The Data DUDE team announced that Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals Service Release 1 is ready for consumption!
To summarize the knowledgebase article, the following features have been added:
- Cross-database references: You can reference objects within different databases by using database project references or by referencing a database metafile (.dbmeta).
- Improved SQL Server file groups support: You can define files within file groups as database project properties instead of having to create files and file groups within the pre-deployment storage script.
- Variables: Variables can now be defined in the database properties and referenced from your deployment deployment scripts.
The Service Release is made available in 9 languages:
- Italian - Italy
- Chinese - Taiwan
- Korean - Korea
- English - United States
- Chinese - China
- French - France
- German - Germany
- Spanish (Traditional Sort) - Spain
- Japanese - Japan
The knowledge base (KB) article describing the service release can be found here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936612/
The actual download page can be found here: