Tag Archives: How to find the service pack version installed on SQL Server

SQL Server Versions (Builds) List – Complete

Here is a small summary for SQL Server History since it’s evolution SQL Server 1.0 (1989) This was the first product, developed by Microsoft, Sybase, and Ashton-Tate for OS/2 SQL Server 4.2 (1992) First Time in 1992 a major release was realed for Windows NT 3.1 SQL Server 6.0 (1995) This was the first product, [...]

How to identify your SQL Server version and edition even if SQL Services are not running

I was being called in a mid of a upgrade project from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008. The assigned DBA resource has gathered all the information related to SQL Server. SQL Services were stooped so that cold backup of files can be performed at file level. So SQL services were taken down and [...]