Cumulative Update #8 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

The 8th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#8 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4037356/cumulative-update-8-for-sql-server-2014-sp2 Understanding Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Released: Public Preview for SQL Server 2017+ and Replication Management Pack (RC)

We are happy to announce SQL Server 2017+ Management Pack Release Candidate with new features is ready (6.7.65.0). Please install and use this public preview and send us your feedback (sqlmpsfeedback@microsoft.com). NEW: Version Agnostic SQL Server MPs We understand that with many SQL Server versions in market and with new server releases becoming more frequent, it is… Read more

Released: Public Preview for SQL Server Management Packs Update (6.7.34.0)

We are getting ready to update the SQL Server Management Packs. Please install and use this public preview and send us your feedback (sqlmpsfeedback@microsoft.com)! We appreciate the time and effort you spend on these previews which make the final product so much better. Please download at: Microsoft System Center Management Packs (Community Technical Preview) for… Read more

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 4 (SP4) Released!

SQL Server Product Team is excited to bring you the final release of SQL Server 2012 Service Packs, Service Pack 4 (SP4). This release of SQL 2012 Service Pack has 20+ improvements centered around performance, scalability and diagnostics based on feedback from customers and the SQL Server community. These improvements enable SQL Server 2012 to perform… Read more

Announcing the Modern Servicing Model for SQL Server

Background to SQL Server servicing Historically, we have released Cumulative Updates (CUs) every 2 months after a major version is released, and roughly yearly Service Packs (SPs), containing fixes from all previous CUs, plus any feature completeness or supportability enhancements that may require localization. You can read more about the SQL Server Incremental Servicing Model… Read more

Cumulative Update #5 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

The 5th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2016 SP1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#5 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4040714/cumulative-update-5-for-sql-server-2016 Understanding Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server Microsoft ® SQL Server ® 2016 SP1… Read more

Cumulative Update #8 for SQL Server 2016 RTM

The 8th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2016 RTM is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#8 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4040713/cumulative-update-8-for-sql-server-2016 Understanding Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server Microsoft ® SQL Server ® 2016 RTM Latest… Read more

Cumulative Update #7 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

The 7th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#7 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4032541/cumulative-update-7-for-sql-server-2014-sp2 Understanding Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Cumulative Update #10 for SQL Server 2012 SP3

Dear Customers, The 6th cumulative update release, Last CU10, for SQL Server 2012 SP3 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#10 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4025925/cumulative-update-10-for-sql-server-2012-sp3 Understanding Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 SP3 Latest… Read more

Cumulative Update #13 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

The 13th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#13 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4019099/cumulative-update-13-for-sql-server-2014-sp1 Understanding Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP1 Latest Cumulative Update: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=51186… Read more