Cumulative Update #2 for SQL Server 2014 SP3

The 2nd cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 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: CU2 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4482960 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP3 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Cumulative Update #16 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

The 16th 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: CU16 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4482967 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Cumulative Update #15 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

The 15th 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: CU15 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4469137 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Cumulative Update #1 for SQL Server 2014 SP3

The 1st cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 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: CU1 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4470220 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP3 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 3 is now Available!!!

The SQL Server team is excited to bring you SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 3 (SP3). SQL Server 2014 SP3 contains 25+ improvements centered around performance, scalability and diagnostics based on the feedback from customers and SQL community. These improvements enable SQL Server 2014 to perform faster and scale out of the box on modern… Read more

Cumulative Update #14 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

The 14th 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: CU14 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4459860 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Cumulative Update #13 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

The 13th 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: CU13 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4456287 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

SNAC lifecycle explained

SNAC, or SQL Server Native Client, is a term that has been used interchangeably to refer to ODBC and OLE DB drivers for SQL Server. In essence, current versions are tied to SQL Server support lifecycle itself. Currently Microsoft provides support for a few different versions from a lifecycle standpoint: SNAC 10 is a single… Read more

SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2 is now Available !!!

The SQL Server team is excited to bring you SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2 (SP2). SQL Server 2014 SP2, in addition to a rollup of released hotfixes including SQL 2014 SP1 CU7 contains 20+ improvements centered around performance, scalability and diagnostics based on the feedback from customers and SQL community. These improvements enable SQL… Read more

Announcing SQL Server 2014 SP2

The SQL Server team is excited to bring you SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2 (SP2). SQL Server 2014 SP2, in addition to a rollup of released hotfixes contains 20+ improvements centered around performance, scalability and diagnostics based on the feedback from customers and SQL community. These improvements enable SQL Server 2014 to perform faster… Read more