SQL Server 2014 Management Studio – updated support for the latest Azure SQL Database Update V12 (preview)

We are excited to announce enhanced SQL Server 2014 Management Studio (SSMS) support for Azure SQL database including the latest SQL Database Update V12 (preview). Bringing this functionality into SSMS provides an easy way to discover and better leverage cloud capabilities in a familiar environment. Available for download now, this functionality is being delivered via… Read more

SQL Server 2012 with SP2 Slipstream ISO images do not install SP2

Hi all,    We have been informed that SQL Server 2012 with SP2Slipstream ISO images do not install SP2. Unfortunately there is the same issue that we had with SP1that was documented here. The same workaround applies. We are working on fixing this issue. I will get back to youwith more details and timeline as… Read more

Update on the Service Pack plans for SQL Server.

Dear Customers,     We would like to share some updates on our planning for SQL Server Service Packs. We have seen the feedback on Connect (feedback IDs 814658, 814656, 814600) and the number ofvotes they each have received. We will continue to keep you posted on updates as our planning evolves.   For SQL… Read more

Cumulative Update #11 for SQL Server 2008 SP3

Dear Customers, The 11th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 11 contains all the hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 SP3. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#11 KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2834048… Read more

Cumulative Update # 12 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

Dear Customers, The 12th Cumulative Update release for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 12 contains all the SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 hotfixes which have been available since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1. To learn more about the release or… Read more

Cumulative Update # 6 for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

Dear Customers, The 6th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 6 contains all the SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 hotfixes which have been available since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2. To learn more about the release or… Read more

SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update 7

Dear Customers, The 7th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 7 contains all the SQL Server 2012 hotfixes which have been available since the initial release of SQL Server 2012. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#7 KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2823247… Read more

Cumulative Update #10 for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3

Dear Customers, The 10th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 10 contains all the hotfixes released since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 SP3. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#10 KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2814783… Read more

Cumulative Update # 3 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1

Dear Customers, The 3rd Cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 SP1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 3 contains all the SQL Server 2012 SP1 hotfixes which have been available since the initial release of SQL Server 2012 SP1. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please… Read more

Cumulative Update #5 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2

Dear Customers, The 5th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 5 contains all the SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 hotfixes which have been available since the initial release of SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2. To learn more about the release or… Read more