Category Archives: Software Updates

SQL Server Version / Builds List Complete

In my previous post, where I was maintaining all SQL Server Versions and releases was really tuff to maintain because I need to manually update Table, which was really a pain. So today everything is cloud so I also posted this asset on the cloud. Download this Sheet as Excel Format SQL Server Build and [...]

Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3

Microsoft has recently released SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 Cumulative Update 2 on November 22, 2011. This update has fixed the issues, which has been reported after SQL Server 2008 SP 3. Once you install this cumulative update this will update your SQL Server Version to 10.00.5768.00 Below are the major bugs that have [...]

ODBC Driver for Linux

Microsoft today (11/28/2011) released a 64-bit SQL Server Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) driver for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. But a 32-bit version is planned for an unspecified future release, according to an MSDN FAQ page. This ODBC drivers for Linux will allow native C and C++ applications to leverage the standard ODBC API and [...]

What DBA should do after SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 and CU1 patch release?

Microsoft has recently released some patches and Service Packs for SQL Server. Lets see what are these. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 – This service pack contains the cumulative updates of SQL Server 2008 R2 cumulative update packages 1 to 6. Once you installed SQL Server R2 Service pack 1, your version [...]

What is SQL Server Feature Pack ?

What is SQL Server Feature Pack ? The Feature Pack is a collection of standalone install packages that provide additional value for SQL Server. It includes: Latest versions of redistributable components for SQL Server Latest versions of add-on providers for SQL Server Latest versions of backward compatibility components for SQL Server What are the latest [...]

SQL Server 2008 R2 Cumulative Update 5 is released

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update 5 for SQL Server 2008 R2 is released today. This will bring the SQL Server Version to 10.50.1753.0 This package contains all of the SQL Server 2008 R2 hotfixes that have been released since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM. This cumulative update is available here http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=2438347&kbln=en-us [...]

SQL Server 2005 SP4 Download available

Today, Microsoft has released Service Pack 4 for SQL Server 2005.  SQL Server 2005 SP4 includes SQL Server 2005 SP3 and cumulative update 1 to 11. SQL Server SP4 can be downloaded from Microsoft for the following Editions Enterprise Enterprise Evaluation Developer Standard Workgroup http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=b953e84f-9307-405e-bceb-47bd345baece Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Service Pack 4 can [...]