Cumulative Update #11 for SQL Server 2014 RTM

Dear Customers, The eleventh cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 RTM is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#11 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3106659 Understanding IncrementalServicingModel for SQL Server SQL Server Support Information: http://support.microsoft.com/ph/2855… Read more

Cumulative Update #4 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

Dear Customers, The fourth cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#4 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3106660  Understanding IncrementalServicingModel for SQL Server SQL Server Support Information: http://support.microsoft.com/ph/2855… Read more

Announcing SQL Server Management Studio – December 2015 Release

Today, we are happy to announce the latest preview of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). This release includes all updates included in the November release, and features improvements and bug fixes to many components including Showplan comparison, the SSMS results tab, the Extended Events session wizard, and many more. Get it here: Download SSMS December… Read more

Announcing SQL Server Management Studio – November 2015 Release

Today, we are very pleased to announced the latest preview of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). This release includes all updates in the October release, and features bitmap scaling support for High-DPI displays in SSMS, user-interface improvements for AlwaysEncrypted dialogs and wizards, bug fixes for the SSMS-preview uninstaller, and many more. Get it here: The… Read more

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 is now Available!

Microsoft is pleased to announce the release of SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3. This service pack provides updates to help workloads from a performance, scalability and diagnostics perspective. The key updates are listed below. Improvements for performance and scalability Trace flags 1236 and 9024¬†were introduced in SQL Server 2012 to address lock contention and… Read more

Released: System Center Management Pack for SQL Server and Replication (6.6.4.0)

We are happy to announce that a new version of SQL Server and Replication Management Packs has been released! Only the English version is available at this time. Localized management packs for this version will be made available at a later time. Downloads available: Microsoft System Center Management Pack for SQL Server enables the discovery… Read more

Cumulative Update #9 for SQL Server 2012 SP2 Released!

Dear Customers, The ninth cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 9 contains all SQL Server 2012 SP2 hotfixes which have been available since the initial release of SQL Server 2012 SP2. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#9 KB Article:… Read more

Released: System Center Management Pack for SQL Server and Replication (6.6.3.0)

We are happy to announce that a new version of SQL Server and Replication Management Packs has been released! Only the English version is available at this time. Localized management packs for this version will be made available at a later time. Downloads available: Microsoft System Center Management Pack for SQL Server enables the discovery… Read more

Announcing SQL Server Management Studio – October 2015 Release

Today, we are very pleased to announce the latest preview of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS). This release includes all updates includes in the September release, and features a new modern installer, a new Always Encrypted column encryption wizard, a new Stretch database wizard, numerous bug fixes, and more. Download: The SSMS October preview release… Read more

Cumulative Update #10 for SQL Server 2014 RTM

Dear Customers, The tenth cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 RTM is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 10 contains all SQL Server 2014 RTM hotfixes which have been available since the initial release of SQL Server 2014 RTM. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#10 KB Article:https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3094220… Read more