SQL Server Latest Updates (Jun. 2017)

Directly from the SQL Server Release Service blog, here the latest updates for SQL Server 2012 and 2017:

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 4

(SQL Server 2012 SP4 will be released next month in September 2017 and a release announcement with detailed information on improvements will be shared at the time of the release.)

SQL Server 2017 & Replication Management Pack CTP 4

Stay Tuned! 🙂

SQL Server Latest Updates (May. 2017)

Directly from the SQL Server Release Service blog, here the latest updates for SQL Server 2012 sP3 and 2016:

Cumulative Update #9 for SQL Server 2012 SP3

Cumulative Update #6 for SQL Server 2016 RTM

Cumulative Update #3 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

Also, you can download the Microsoft Azure Database Management Pack (6.7.28.0) here.

Stay Tuned! 🙂

SQL Server Latest Updates (Apr. 2017)

Directly from the SQL Server Release Service blog, here the latest updates for SQL Server 2014:

Cumulative Update #12 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

Cumulative Update #5 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

and then, an interesting link on SQL Server Native Client, which explains better the SNAC lifecycle.

Stay Tuned! 🙂

SQL Server Latest Updates (Mar. 2017)

Directly from the SQL Server Release Service blog, here the latest updates for SQL Server 2014:

Cumulative Update #5 for SQL Server 2016 RTM

Cumulative Update #2 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

and then, again, new public preview of Azure SQL Database Management Pack!

Stay Tuned! 🙂

SQL Server Latest Updates (Feb. 2017)

Directly from the SQL Server Release Service blog, here the latest updates for SQL Server 2014:

Cumulative Update #11 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

Cumulative Update #4 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

and then, again, new public preview of SQL Server vNext Management Pack!

Stay Tuned! 🙂

SQL Server Latest Updates (Aug. 2016)

Directly from the SQL Server Release Service blog, here the latest updates for SQL Server 2014:

Cumulative Update #1 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

Cumulative Update #8 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

SQL Server Management Studio 16.3 is available here with its high resolution support.

SQL Server Latest Updates (Jul. 2016)

Directly from the SQL Server Release Service blog, here the latest updates for SQL Server 2012, 2014 and 2016:

Cumulative Update #13 for SQL Server 2012 SP2

Cumulative Update #4 for SQL Server 2012 SP3

Cumulative Update #1 for SQL Server 2016 RTM

SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2 is available here!

The SQL Server Management Studio July release here.

Starting from the 13 of July, you can use the Basic Installer for SQL Server 2016 Express, Developer and Evaluation Editions. As Microsoft says “With three clicks, you can get a default installation of these editions and have SQL Server installed in a manner of minutes.

The following pictures show what you are going to see while installing those SQL Server editions through the Basic Installer:

Stay Tuned! 🙂