Microsoft this week released the last cumulative updates for SQL Server 2005 and will end mainstream support for the product in a few weeks.
The Cumulative Update #15 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 contains six fixes, while the Cumulative Update #3 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 4 contains five fixes.
Although mainstream support ends April 12, technical support will continue for another five years for the latter service pack.
And plan ahead: technical support of SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 ends Oct. 11.
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Posted by David Ramel on 03/23/2011 at 1:15 PM
Emphasizing its "dev" focus, Microsoft trumpeted its Dev Home, Dev Drive and Dev Box offerings at its Build 2023 developer conference this week.
It's getting easier to use natural language to have AI create your low-code business apps.
Two major themes permeating the conference are copilots -- AI assistants across a broad swath of products and services -- and plugins, which effectively transform copilots into aggregators, potentially making them one-stop shops for both enterprise and consumer customers.
Among the many AI-related announcements at this week's Microsoft Build 2023 developer conference is a new AI-powered "Q&A Assist" tool for the Microsoft Q&A site, along with new updated AI training and documentation.
At Build 2023, Microsoft revealed updates for Dev Box, a cloud-based developer workstation service.
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