Released: System Center Management Packs for SQL Server 2008-2016 (7.0.2.0)

We are happy to announce that updates to SQL Server Management Packs (2008-2016) have been released. Downloads available: Microsoft System Center Management Pack for SQL Server 2016 Microsoft System Center Management Pack for SQL Server 2014 Microsoft System Center Management Pack for SQL Server (2008-2012) Microsoft System Center Management Pack for SQL Server Dashboards Please see… Read more

Cumulative Update #10 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

The 10th 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: CU10 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4052725 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Cumulative Update #7 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

The 7th 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: CU7 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4057119 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2016 SP1 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Cumulative Update #3 for SQL Server 2017 RTM

The 3rd cumulative update release for SQL Server 2017 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, please visit: CU3 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4052987 Starting with SQL Server 2017, we are adopting a new modern… Read more

Cumulative Update #9 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

The 9th 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: CU9 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4055557 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Cumulative Update #2 for SQL Server 2017 RTM

The 2nd cumulative update release for SQL Server 2017 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: CU2 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4052574 Starting with SQL Server 2017, we are adopting… Read more

Released: Microsoft Kerberos Configuration Manager for SQL Server 4.1

We are pleased to announce the latest generally-available (GA) of Microsoft Kerberos Configuration Manager for SQL Server. Get it here: Download Microsoft Kerberos Configuration Manager for SQL Server Note : this replaces the previously released v4.0. Why Kerberos? Kerberos authentication provides a highly secure method to authenticate client and server entities (security principals) on a… Read more

Cumulative Update #9 for SQL Server 2016 RTM

The 9th 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: CU9 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4037357 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2016 RTM Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Cumulative Update #6 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

The 6th 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: CU6 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4037354 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2016 SP1 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

New GitHub location for AdventureWorks

AdventureWorks has long been one of the most used database samples to run demos. Its downloads and scripts are now available in the SQL Server Samples repository in GitHub. If you have the download links in any of your scripts or automations, please update links to use the new download location. With this, the Codeplex… Read more