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SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3

Microsoft Committed to Release Service Pack 3

Microsoft has committed to release SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 (SP3). Finally…

Microsoft plans to deliver SP3 following the release to manufacturing of SQL Server 2008. Microsoft has stated that their "goal is to get SP3 released in the market in CY2008".

Meanwhile Microsoft will still be releasing Cumulative Updates (CU) as part of their Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server. The next Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 will be CU8.

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SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 CU 7

Microsoft Released SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 Cumulative update 7

SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Update 7 (CU7) is available from Microsoft Help and Support.

Since SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 Microsoft has released 7 Cumulative Updates, fixing over 350 bugs:

 

Cumulative Update

Date

Bugs Fixed

SP2

05-Mar-2007

152

CU1

03-Apr-2007

29

CU2

14-Jun-2007

81

CU3

11-Aug-2007

53

CU4

02-Oct-2007

53

CU5

09-Dec-2007

61

CU6

09-Feb-2008

38

CU7

10-Apr-2008

39

The Cumulative Updates reflect Microsoft’s new Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server, which aims to release the latest updates for SQL Server using a regular schedule (every 8 weeks).

Categories: Patches