A failed SQL Server Service Pack upgrade is fixed with a trace flag.
Learn a few possible solutions to a frustrating issue when you attempt to patch a SQL Server installation.
Microsoft has continued to release Cumulative Updates, with each one specifying that customers should wait for the next service pack if they don't experience an issue. However, no Service Packs have been released for some time. Let Microsoft know we want Service Packs.
SQL Server 2008 SP2 has been released.
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.