Upcoming end of support for SQL Server 2005

Published Jan 15 2019 04:39 PM 139 Views
Microsoft
First published on MSDN on Jun 29, 2015
<This is reposted from http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sql_server_team/archive/2015/05/27/upcoming-end-of-support-for-sql-serve... >



Please note that SQL Server 2005 will be out of extended support on Apr 12, 2016 . If you are still running SQL Server 2005 after April 12, 2016, you will no longer receive security updates. Please see http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/products/sql-server-2005/default.aspx for upgrade options.



More information about SQL Server 2005 support policy is available at https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/search/default.aspx?alpha=sql%20server%202005&Filt...



Product

Version

SP

Mainstream Support End
Date

Extended Support End
Date

Options / Notes

SQL Server

2005

SP4

04/12/2011

04/12/2016

Technical support continues
till 04/12/2016, yet mainstream (hotfix) support ends as of 04/12/2011;
options for hotfix support after 04/12/2011:

ð  Continue with self-help

ð  Upgrade to the latest
supported service pack for SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server
2008 R2

ð  Extended hotfix support
agreement



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