Version Released Active Support Security Support Release
2019 3 months and 3 weeks ago
(04 Nov 2019)
Ends in 4 years and 10 months
(07 Jan 2025)
Ends in 9 years
(08 Jan 2030)
15.0.2070.41 GDR 15.0.4003.23 CU1
2017 2 years and 4 months ago
(29 Sep 2017)
Ends in 2 years and 7 months
(11 Oct 2022)
Ends in 7 years
(12 Oct 2027)
14.0.2027.2 GDR 14.0.3281.6 CU19
2016 SP2 1 year and 10 months ago
(24 Apr 2018)
Ends in 1 year and 4 months
(13 Jul 2021)
Ends in 6 years
(14 Jul 2026)
13.0.5102.14 SP2 GDR 13.0.5622.0 SP2 CU11
2014 SP3 1 year and 3 months ago
(30 Oct 2018)
Ended 7 months ago
(09 Jul 2019)
Ends in 4 years
(09 Jul 2024)
12.0.6118.4 SP3 GDR 12.0.6372.1 SP3 CU4
2012 SP4 2 years and 4 months ago
(05 Oct 2017)
Ended 2 years and 7 months ago
(11 Jul 2017)
Ends in 2 years and 4 months
(12 Jul 2022)
11.0.7493.4 SP4 GDR
2008 R2 SP3 5 years ago
(26 Sep 2014)
Ended 5 years and 7 months ago
(08 Jul 2014)
Ended 7 months ago
(09 Jul 2019)
NA

SQLServer: Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft. As a database server, it is a software product with the primary function of storing and retrieving data as requested by other software applications—which may run either on the same computer or on another computer across a network

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.

GDR: General Distribution Release
CU: Cumulative Update

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

SQL Server 2016 Web and Standard editions have an extended lifetime when using the latest Service Pack.

More information is available on the SQLServer 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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