SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 is available!
Today Microsoft released Service Pack 3 for SQL Server 2008. The build number is 10.00.5500.
The announcement blog post from SQL Server Release Services team:
List of fixes:
KB #2546951 : List of issues that are fixed by SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3
NOTE! The Service Pack does not include the fixes from SP2 Cumulative Updates 5 or 6. So if you are relying on any of those fixes, please hold off on SP3 until the first post-SP3 Cumulative Update is made available.
Most relevant downloads:
SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3
SQL Server 2008 SP3 Express Edition
SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 Feature Pack
Note: This is NOT a service pack for SQL Server 2008 R2. Please don't ask if you should install it on any server where @@VERSION is 10.50.x – the answer is going to be no. 🙂