Microsoft SQL Server

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

Release Released Active Support Security Support Extended Security Updates Latest
2022 CU11 1 year and 3 months ago
(16 Nov 2022)
Ends in 3 years and 10 months
(11 Jan 2028)
Ends in 8 years and 10 months
(11 Jan 2033)
Unavailable 16.0.4105.2
(11 Jan 2024)
2019 CU25 4 years ago
(04 Nov 2019)
Ends in 10 months
(07 Jan 2025)
Ends in 5 years and 10 months
(08 Jan 2030)
Unavailable 15.0.4355.3
(15 Feb 2024)
2017 CU31 6 years ago
(29 Sep 2017)
Ended 1 year and 4 months ago
(11 Oct 2022)
Ends in 3 years and 7 months
(12 Oct 2027)
Unavailable 14.0.3465.1
(10 Oct 2023)
2016 SP3 5 years and 10 months ago
(24 Apr 2018)
Ended 2 years and 7 months ago
(13 Jul 2021)
Ends in 2 years and 4 months
(14 Jul 2026)
Unavailable 13.0.6435.1
(10 Oct 2023)
2014 SP3 CU4 5 years ago
(30 Oct 2018)
Ended 4 years and 7 months ago
(09 Jul 2019)
Ends in 4 months and 2 weeks
(09 Jul 2024)
Unavailable 12.0.6449.1
(10 Oct 2023)
2012 SP4 11 years ago
(20 May 2012)
Ended 6 years ago
(11 Jul 2017)
Ended 1 year and 7 months ago
(12 Jul 2022)
Ends in 1 year and 4 months
(08 Jul 2025)
11.0.7512.11
(14 Feb 2023)
2008 R2 SP3 13 years ago
(20 Jul 2010)
Ended 9 years ago
(08 Jul 2014)
Ended 4 years and 7 months ago
(09 Jul 2019)
Ended 1 year and 7 months ago
(12 Jul 2022)
10.50.6785.2
(14 Feb 2023)
2008 SP4 15 years ago
(06 Nov 2008)
Ended 9 years ago
(08 Jul 2014)
Ended 4 years and 7 months ago
(09 Jul 2019)
Ended 1 year and 7 months ago
(12 Jul 2022)
10.0.6814.4
(14 Feb 2023)
2005 SP4 18 years ago
(14 Jan 2006)
Ended 12 years ago
(12 Apr 2011)
Ended 7 years and 10 months ago
(12 Apr 2016)
Unavailable 9.0.5324.0
(09 Oct 2012)
2000 SP4 23 years ago
(30 Nov 2000)
Ended 15 years ago
(08 Apr 2008)
Ended 10 years ago
(09 Apr 2013)
Unavailable 8.0.2305
(14 Aug 2012)
7.0 SP4 25 years ago
(27 Nov 1998)
Ended 18 years ago
(31 Dec 2005)
Ended 13 years ago
(11 Jan 2011)
Unavailable 7.0.1152
(09 May 2012)
6.5 SP5a 27 years ago
(30 Jun 1996)
Ended 22 years ago
(01 Jan 2002)
Ended 22 years ago
(01 Jan 2002)
Unavailable 6.50.480
(07 Oct 2005)
6.0 SP3 28 years ago
(13 Jun 1995)
Ended 24 years ago
(31 Mar 1999)
Ended 24 years ago
(31 Mar 1999)
Unavailable 6.0.151
(07 Oct 2005)

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.

Extended Security Updates (ESU)

For some releases, customers also have the option to purchase Extended Security Updates (ESU). It includes Critical and/or Important security updates for a maximum of three years after the product’s End of Extended Support date. Customers can also get technical support for the ESU period as long as they also have an active support plan.

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

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