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SQLServer: Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft.

Latest updates for Microsoft SQL Server

Each of the products has its own Technical Support Policy, which determine the lifetime and scope of product support.

CU: Cumulative Update

The 2016 version was the last to which SP appeared. As of 2017, only CU updates will be available.

More information is available on the Microsoft SQL Server website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:
select @@version

You can submit an improvement to this page on GitHub :octocat: . This page has a corresponding Talk Page.

A JSON version of this page is available at /api/mssqlserver.json. See the API Documentation for more.