SQL Server 2017 CTP 2.1 released

The release announcement is here.
“In CTP 2.1, we moved Reporting Services installation from the SQL Server installer to a separate installer. This is a packaging change, not a product change; access to SQL Server Reporting Services is still included with your SQL Server license. The new installation process keeps our packages lean and enables customers to deploy and update Reporting Services with zero impact on your SQL Server deployments and databases.”
As mentioned previously, installs look to be getting a lot more complicated. I can see why Microsoft would do this for easier internal development, but for an end-user experience, this is likely not ideal.
On a side note ~11 months ago SQL Server 2016 CTP 2.1 was released :)

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