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Service Pack 3 for SQL Server 2000 is huge. There are significant changes in it and they apply to all three products: the core SQL Server, MSDE, and Analysis Services. Because there are so many changes, this first article in the series will only focus on the security changes.
There may be more ways than you realize to determine the version and service pack of SQL Server. This quick article by Dinesh Priyankara will show you 3 of those methods.
Microsoft has released a patch to fix two buffer overflow vulnerabilities in SQL Server 2000. No UserID or password is required by the attacker to exploit these issues. The problem is exacerbated by the fact the attack goes over UDP.
SQL Server 2000 has better replication capabilities than ever before! Do you have questions about using Replication on SQL Server? Whether it be transactional or merge replication, you can not find a better group of guys to answer your questions. Right from the development team, Matt Hollingsworth and Dean Kalanquin, replication program manager and test lead respectively are setting aside this time to take on your most challenging replication questions!