End of Mainstream Support for SQL Server 2005 and End of Service Pack Support for SQL Server 2008 SP1

We would like to remind all customers that Mainstream Support for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 and SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 4 will end on April 12, 2011, and Service Pack Support for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 will end on October 11, 2011.  Microsoft is ending support for these products as part… Read more

SQL Server 2008 Feature Pack CTP is here

The February 2008 Feature Pack Community Technology Preview (CTP) for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is now live. It is a collection of stand-alone install packages that provide additional value for SQL Server 2008. And this is the first SQL Server 2008 Feature Pack CTP. Link to download: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=D68DE3C9-60A9-49C9-A28C-5C46BBC3356F SQL Server 2008 Feature Pack CTP consists… Read more

End of Support for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3a

This has been communicated repeatedly through Account Manager and Premier channels, just wanted to use this forum to repeat one more time through the formal statement below: Microsoft would like to remind customers that support for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3a (SP3a) will end on July 10, 2007. Microsoft will end technical support on… Read more