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SQL Server 2008

The below table reflects the builds released for SQL Server 2008 as well as key comments that relate to the build where appropriate.

 

Please note that SQL Server 2008 patches are different from SQL Server 2008 R2 patches and therefore only use the patches listed here for SQL Server 2008 installations.

 

The current recommended Build is 10.0.6535.0 (SP4 + MS15-058)

 

Patch Build Type* Released Comment
MS15-058 10.0.6535.0 QFE 2015 Jul Use if SP4 QFE build is 10.0.6526.0.
MS15-058 10.0.6241.0 GDR 2015 Jul Use if SP4 GDR build is 10.0.6000.29.
MS15-058 10.0.5890.0 QFE 2015 Jul Use with SP3 QFE builds between and including 10.00.5766.00 to 10.00.5869.00.
MS15-058 10.0.5538.0 GDR 2015 Jul Use with SP3 GDR builds between and including 10.00.5500.00 to 10.00.5512.00.
SP4_hotfix 10.0.6526.0 QFE 2015 Feb Contains 2 fixes.
SP4 10.0.6000.29 SP 2014 Sep Last Service Pack for SQL Server 2008.

Includes SP3 CU17 and MS14-044.

Can also be applied to SQL Server 2008 Express Edition.
MS14-044 10.00.5869.00 QFE 2014 Aug Use with SP3 QFE path. Replaces MS12-070.
MS14-044 10.00.5520.00 GDR 2014 Aug Use with SP3 GDR path. Replaces MS12-070.
SP3_CU17 10.00.5861.00 QFE 2014 May This is the last cumulative update for SQL Server 2008. Mainstream support for SQL Server 2008 ends on 8 July 2014.

SP3_CU16

10.00.5852.00

QFE

2014 Mar

SP3_CU15

10.00.5850.00

QFE

2014 Jan

SP3_CU14

10.00.5848.00

QFE

2013 Nov

SP3_CU13

10.00.5846.00

QFE

2013 Sep

SP3_CU12

10.00.5844.00

QFE

2013 Jul

SP3_CU11

10.00.5841.00

QFE

2013 Jun

There was an issue with original May CU (build number 10.00.5840.00) and it was re-released as build number 10.00.5841.00

SP3_CU10

10.00.5835.00

QFE

2013 Mar

SP3_CU9

10.00.5829.00

QFE

2013 Jan

SP3_CU8

10.00.5828.00

QFE

2012 Nov

MS12-070

10.00.5826.00

QFE

2012 Oct

For use with SP3 if you are on the QFE path of patching.

MS12-070

10.00.5512.00

GDR

2012 Oct

For use with SP3 if you are on the GDR path of patching.

MS12-070

10.00.4371.00

QFE

2012 Oct

For use with SP2 if you are on the QFE path of patching.

MS12-070

10.00.4067.00

GDR

2012 Oct

For use with SP2 if you are on the GDR path of patching.

SP3_CU7

10.00.5794.00

QFE

2012 Sep

MS12-060

NA

GDR

2012 Aug

Replaces MS12-027.

Critical patch for SQL Server 2008 SP2 and SP3 which updates the MSCOMCTL.OCX file to version 6.01.9834. This patch is not required if you only have Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Management Studio installed.

SP3_CU6

10.00.5788.00

QFE

2012 Jul

SP2_CU11

10.00.4333.00

QFE

2012 Jul

SP3_CU5

10.00.5785.00

QFE

2012 May

SP2_CU10

10.00.4332.00

QFE

2012 May

Fix for error: 18056, Severity: 20, State: 29

MS12-027

NA

GDR

2012 Apr

Critical patch which updates the MSCOMCTL.OCX file to version 6.01.9833. This patch is not required if you only have Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Management Studio installed.

SP3_CU4

10.00.5775.00

QFE

2012 Mar

Trace flags 2562 and 2549 introduced for DBCC CHECKDB.

SP2_CU9

10.00.4330.00

QFE

2012 Mar

SP3_CU3

10.00.5770.00

QFE

2012 Jan

SP2_CU8

10.00.4326.00

QFE

2012 Jan

New RecoveredDatabasesForAgentStartup registry key introduced.

SP3_CU2

10.00.5768.00

QFE

2011 Nov

SP2_CU7

10.00.4323.00

QFE

2011 Nov

SP3_CU1

10.00.5766.00

QFE

2011 Oct

Includes SP2_CU5/6.

SP3

10.00.5500.00

SP

2011 Oct

EOL** (SP 12 months or Max 2019 Jan )

SP2_CU6

10.00.4321.0

QFE

2011 Sep

SP1_CU16

10.00.2850.0

QFE

2011 Sep

SP1_CU15

10.00.2847.0

QFE

2011 July

SP2_CU5

10.00.4316.0

QFE

2011 July

MS11-049 10.00.4311.0 QFE 2011 Jun Use with SP2.
MS11-049 10.00.4064.0 GDR 2011 Jun Use with SP2.
MS11-049 10.00.2841.0 QFE 2011 Jun Use with SP1.
MS11-049 10.00.2573.0 GDR 2011 Jun Use with SP1.

SP2_CU4

10.00.4285.00

QFE

2011 May

SP1_CU14

10.00.2821.00

QFE

2011 May

SP2_CU3

10.00.4279.00

QFE

2011 Mar

SP1_CU13

10.00.2816.00

QFE

2011 Mar

SP2_CU2

10.00.4272.00

QFE

2011 Jan

SP1_CU12

10.00.2808.00

QFE

2011 Jan

SP2_CU1

10.00.4266.00

QFE

2010 Nov

SP1_CU11

10.00.2804.00

QFE

2010 Nov

SP2

10.00.4000.00

SP

2010 Sep

EOL** (SP 2012 Oct)

Allows for Report Server Integration with SharePoint 2010 Products.

SP1_CU10

10.00.2799.00

QFE

2010 Sep

SP1_CU9

10.00.2789.00

QFE

2010 Jul

SP1_CU8

10.00.2775.00

QFE

2010 May

Allows for Report Server Integration with SharePoint 2010 Products.

SP1_CU7

10.00.2766.00

QFE

2010 Mar

Trace Flag 4199 was added.

RTM_CU10

10.00.1835.00

QFE

2010 Mar

Last RTM Patch.

SP1_CU6

10.00.2757

QFE

2010 Jan

Original release on 18 Jan were RTM_CU9 files.

RTM_CU9

10.00.1828

QFE

2010 Jan

RTM_CU8

10.00.1823

QFE

2009 Nov

SP1_CU5

10.00.2746

QFE

2009 Nov

SP1_CU4

10.00.2734

QFE

2009 Sep

Known issues with build ref:

KB976953 & KB976761.

RTM_CU7

10.00.1818

QFE

2009 Sep

Trace Flag 4199 was added.

Known issues with build ref:

KB976953 & KB976761.

SP1_CU3

10.00.2723

QFE

2009 Jul

Known issues with build ref:

KB976953 & KB976761.

RTM_CU6

10.00.1812

QFE

2009 Jul

RTM_CU5

10.00.1806

QFE

2009 May

SP1_CU2

10.00.2714

QFE

2009 May

‘Lock Pages in Memory’ support for Standard Edition x64 was introduced.

SP1_CU1

10.00.2710

QFE

2009 Apr

SP1

10.00.2531

SP

2009 Apr

Minimum build supported on Windows Server 2008 R2.

Trace Flag 4135 was added.

EOL** (SP 2011 Oct)

RTM_CU4

10.00.1798

QFE

2009 Mar

RTM_CU3

10.00.1787

QFE

2009 Jan

Trace Flag 4135 was added.

RTM_CU2

10.00.1779.00

QFE

2008 Nov

RTM_CU1

10.00.1763.00

QFE

2008 Sep

RTM

10.00.1600

SP

2008 Aug

EOL** (MS 2014 Jan, ES 2019 Jan, SP 2010 Apr)

* Build Types can be either:

SP – Service Pack (This patch is recommended to be applied if it is supported by your application and testing in a non-Production environment is successful.)

GDR – General Distribution Release (Same recommendation as a Service Pack.)

QFE – Quick Fix Engineering (This type of patch should only be applied if it contains a fix to an issue being experienced.)

** EOL – End of Life for Product

SP (Service Pack Support End Date)

MS (Mainstream Support End Date)

ES (Extended Support End Date)