January 06, 2010

Microsoft will end Service Pack Support for SQL Server 2005 SP2 and SQL Server 2008 RTM

Microsoft is ending support for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 (SP2) on January 12, 2010 and support for SQL Server 2008 RTM on April 13, 2010.

Both SQL Server 2005 SP2 and SQL Server 2008 RTM will no longer receive assisted support or security updates from Microsoft after their respective end of support dates. Self-Help online support will continue to be available for a minimum of 12 months after the product reaches the end of support. Self-Help options include public knowledge base articles, FAQs, troubleshooting tools which are typically available from http://support.microsoft.com/ and the Microsoft Download Center.

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