We are pleased to announce that System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager (SCOM 2012 SP1) now supports
SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3
as its database. The use of SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 3 is supported for Operations Manager 2012 SP1 with Cumulative Update 9 applied. If you are upgrading, please remember to restart the health service after database upgrade.