Report Builder of SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 3 does not launch.

Dear Customers   we have discovered a problem with Report Builder that ships with SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 3. If you installed SQL Server 2008 R2, have upgraded it to Service Pack 2 and then applied Service Pack 3, then Report Builder will fail to launch. It will raise the following error.  ERROR… Read more

SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 4 has released.

Dear Customers,    UPDATE (June 21 2016): This service pack is now available in the Microsoft Update Catalog. Microsoft SQL Server Product team is pleased to announce the release of SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 4 (SP4). As part of our continued commitment to software excellence for our customers, this upgrade is free and doesn’t… Read more

SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 3 has released.

Dear Customers,  UPDATE (June 21 2016): This service pack is now available in the Microsoft Update Catalog. Microsoft SQL Server Product team is pleased to announce the release of SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 3 (SP3). As part of our continued commitment to software excellence for our customers, this upgrade is free and doesn’t… Read more

Update on the Service Pack plans for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2.

Dear Customers,    We are planning to ship one last Service Pack for both SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2. Because of the maturity of SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2, these Service Pack(s) will be an exception  in terms of timing and will ship after mainstream support of these releases ends on… Read more