#CU 9 for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1

The Cumulative update package 9 for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 (Build 10.00.2789.00) is available:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2083921/

And here you can get the whole information of builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 was released:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970365/en-us

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Database Upgrade to SQL Server 2008

Whitepaper at SQLCAT by Dmitry Artemov: Database Upgrade to SQL Server 2008, Tools and Approaches

This paper documents approaches and tools that can help to upgrade of SQL Server databases from SQL Server 2000 or SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008 (or SQL Server 2008 R2!!!).

Database Upgrade to SQL Server 2008 Tools and Approaches
(http://sqlcat.com/whitepapers/archive/2010/07/22/database-upgrade-to-sql-server-2008-tools-and-approaches.aspx)

Resources for Upgrading to SQL Server 2008 (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc936623.aspx

 

I wish you a nice day,
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SQL Azure - Project "Houston"

The SQL Azure team have just announced the CTP1 of  Project Code-Named <<Houston>>!

<<Houston>> is a lightweight and easy to use database management tool for SQL Azure databases -  a web based admin tool.

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SolidQ Journal

There is a new monthly SQL Server reading material for free at http://www.solidq.com/sqj
So take a look and have a nice day,

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SQL Server 2008 SP2 CTP

At SQL Server Team Blog:  SQL Server 2008 SP2 CTP is now available for public testing

The CTP version of SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2) contains the cumulative updates up to SQL Server 2008 SP1 cumulative update package 8. Upgrade only for the following SQL Server 2008 editions:

  • Enterprise
  • Standard
  • Evaluation
  • Developer
  • Workgroup

Download: Download SQL Server 2008 SP2 CTP

And for Express Edition or Express Edition with Advanced Services: SQL Server 2008 Express Edition Service Pack 2 – CTP

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How To Stay Current with SQL Server Cumulative Updates

#CU package 2 for SQL Server 2008 R2

The Cumulative update package 2 for SQL Server 2008 R2 (Build 10.50.1720.0) is available:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2072493/

And here you can get the whole information of builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 R2 was released:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981356/

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#CU package 10 for SQL Server 2005 SP3

The Cumulative update package 10 for SQL Server 2005 SP3  (Build 9.00.4305 ) is available:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/983329/

The SQL Server 2005 builds that were released after SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 was released: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960598/

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Analysis and Reporting Services, Design and Implementation

Technical Note: SQL Azure Database Client