SQL Server Compact 4.0 CTP2 released

Together with WebMatrix beta 2, SQL Server Compact CTP2 has been released. The build number for this release is: 4.0.8435.1.

(CTP1 build number was: 4.0.8402.1)

Direct download link is:

x64 runtime: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=202429 (includes x86 runtime for x64 systems)

x86 runtime: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=202428

There is no updated documentation with this release, but a couple of bugs reported by me have been fixed:

Inability to upgrade in-place – http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-IE/sqlce/thread/872e49da-1d3e-457a-9288-c1e1f0c90dc8

Get SqlCeReplication.SubscriberConnectionsString returns an invalid connections string – http://connect.microsoft.com/SQLServer/feedback/details/589806/sql-server-compact-4-replication-library-bug-w-subscriberconenctionstring

Update: CTP2 causes some issues with EF Feature CTP4 (and MVC 3 beta), if you are using |DataDirectory| macro in your connection string:

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