Microsoft encourages you to use the following resources as aids in installing and evaluating SharePoint 2010, the product documentation will help you install SharePoint 2010.
The SharePoint Products and Technologies website offers a variety of white papers and other resources.
The SharePoint 2010 website offers overviews, content and updates around the SharePoint 2010 release and product offerings.
The MSDN SharePoint Server Developer Center website contains numerous technical resources from a developer’s perspective about Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies.
The TechNet Microsoft Office SharePoint Server website contains numerous resources on how to deploy, manage, maintain and support SharePoint 2010.
The Microsoft SharePoint Team Blog is the official blog of the SharePoint Products and Technologies Group.