Yes, you can install SQL Server 2014 Books Online locally

Update 2014-08-01: Below I mention that the T-SQL and XQuery references were not available locally with the initial release; they have now been provided (see this post for more details). I've seen people complain that SQL Server 2014 did not ship with documentation you could install locally. While true, it is […]

SQL Server 2014 Cumulative Update #1 is Available

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #1 for SQL Server 2014. KB Article: KB #2931693 114 fixes listed at time of publication (121 total) Build number is 12.0.2342 Relevant for @@VERSION 12.0.2000 through 12.0.2341 UPDATE 2014-05-05 The download links for the Cumulative Update packages have been restored over the weekend. UPDATE […]

April 2014 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #12 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2. KB Article: KB #2938478 13 fixes listed at time of publication Build number is 10.50.4305 Relevant for @@VERSION 10.50.4000 through 10.50.4304 My usual disclaimer: these updates are NOT for SQL Server 2008 (or SQL Server 2012). […]