Product Update Frequently Asked Questions

With the release of SQL Server “Denali” CTP3, we have introduce the “Product Updates” functionality in SQL Server Setup. Product Update is a new feature in Microsoft SQL Server Code-Named “Denali”, Community Technology Preview 3 (CTP 3) Setup. It integrates the latest product updates with the main product installation so that the main product and…

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How to slipstream SQL Server 2008 R2 and a SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

With the release SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1, I have compiled the list of steps to create a slipstream drop. Once you have created this slipstream drop, you can install the original release of SQL Server 2008 R1 and SP1 at the same time. The slipstream functionality performs a single installs that is quicker when…

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Provide feedback on the SQL Server code-name “Denali” Product Update feature

In this SQL Server “Denali” CTP3 release, you can try out the new Product Update functionality. We have made a test update available for you to run through the Product Update functionality and provide us feedback. To provide feedback, provide a comment below or submit through Microsoft | Connect. I described the Product Update functionality…

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“Product Update” in SQL Server code-named “Denali”

Overview: Product Update is a new feature in Microsoft SQL Server Code-Named “Denali”, Community Technology Preview 3 (CTP 3) Setup. It integrates the latest product updates with the main product installation so that the main product and its applicable updates are installed at the same time. Product Update can search Microsoft Update, Windows Server Update…

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