SQL Server 2008 Updates


Here’s the release history for Microsoft SQL Server 2008. Each update is linked to its Microsoft knowledge base article with the download and the list of hotfixes included. We don’t list cumulative updates for older versions of SQL Server.

Service Pack Release Date Build Support Ends
Security Update – Download 2015/07/14 2019/07/09
SP4 – DownloadRelease Notes 2014/09/30 10.00.6000  2019/07/09
SP3 – DownloadRelease Notes 2011/10/06 10.00.5500 2015/10/13 – out of support
SP2 2010/09/24 10.00.4000 2012/10/09 – out of support
SP1 2009/04/07 10.00.2531 2011/10/11- out of support
None (RTM)  2008/11/07 10.00.1600 2010/04/13- out of support

As of 2015/04/19, Microsoft’s KB 957826 says that SP4 will be “the latest and final release for this version. The SQL Server product team will not be releasing any additional cumulative updates to this release.”

Note that you can also spend more and get Premium Assurance for even longer support than we show here.