Wednesday, April 19, 2006

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2005 SP-1

As Microsoft Senior Vice President of Server Applications Paul Flessner promised in his April 6, 2006 SQL Server 2005 Update, SQL Server 2005 SP-1 became available for download from MSDN on April 18, 2006. Following are links to new SQL Server 2005 SP-1 download pages on MSDN: SQL Server 2005 SP-1 for Developer, Workgroup, Standard and Enterprise Editions running on x86, x64, or ia64 platforms SQL Express with SP-1 for x86, x64, or EMT64 systems SQL Server Management Studio Express (SSMSE) for x86, x64, or EMT64 systems Microsoft Core XML Services (MSXML) 6.0 for SSMSE SQL Server 2005 Express Edition with Advanced Services (includes SSMSE, MSXML 6.0, Reporting Services (SSRS), and full-text search) SQL Server 2005 Express Edition Toolkit (includes SSMSE and Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) for Reporting Services projects) Download SQL Server 2005 Books Online (December 2005) for SQL Server Express • Read the Managing SQL Server Express with SQL Server 2005 Management Studio Express Edition white paper Installer dialogs are very similar to those for SQL Server 2005 SP-1 March CTP, as described in my "SQL Server 2005 SP1 CTP Available for Download" post of March 16, 2006. Technorati: