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!
Microsoft has announced that it is now accepting applications for beta testers for the latest service pack.
Like most SQL Server service packs, the latest service pack by Microsoft for SQL Server 2000 is simple to install. Don't let this deceive you though. A step mishap can leave your system in an inconsistent state and cause major problems when users begin to hit it again. This article will provide you a step-by-step guide to installing Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2000.