Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy.
This applies to the following editions: Datacenter, Developer, Enterprise, Express, Express with Advanced Services, for Embedded Systems, Standard, Standard Edition for Small Business, Web, Workgroup
|Listing||Start Date||Mainstream End Date||Extended End Date|
|Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2||07/20/2010||07/08/2014||07/09/2019|
|Version||Start Date||End Date|
|Extended Security Update Year 3||07/14/2021||07/12/2022|
|Extended Security Update Year 2||07/15/2020||07/13/2021|
|Extended Security Update Year 1||07/09/2019||07/14/2020|
|Service Pack 3||07/07/2014||07/09/2019|
|Service Pack 2||07/26/2012||10/13/2015|
|Service Pack 1||07/12/2011||10/08/2013|
*Extended Security Updates (ESU) are available for the Datacenter, Standard, Enterprise, and Embedded editions of this product, for up to an additional three years past the end of support. Contact your Microsoft partner or account team to learn more.
- SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 end of support options
- SQL Server end of support
- Service pack policy
- Extended Security Update Program (ESU)
For IA64 only, SP2 will be supported until 7/9/2019. See the SQL Release Services blog for more information.
- Express with Advanced Services
- for Embedded Systems
- Standard Edition for Small Business