Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy.

This applies to the following editions: Compact, Developer, Embedded, Enterprise, Enterprise for Itanium-based Systems, Enterprise X64, Express, Express with Advanced Services, Standard, Standard for Itanium-based Systems, Standard X64, Workgroup

Important

Support for this product has ended. See migration guidance below.

Support Dates

Listing Start Date Mainstream End Date Extended End Date
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 01/14/2006 04/12/2011 04/12/2016

Releases

Version Start Date End Date
Service Pack 4 12/13/2010 04/12/2016
Service Pack 3 12/15/2008 01/10/2012
Service Pack 2 02/19/2007 01/12/2010
Service Pack 1 04/18/2006 04/08/2008
Original Release 01/14/2006 07/10/2007

Note

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition released February 19, 2007.

Editions

  • Compact
  • Developer
  • Embedded
  • Enterprise
  • Enterprise for Itanium-based Systems
  • Enterprise X64
  • Express
  • Express with Advanced Services
  • Standard
  • Standard for Itanium-based Systems
  • Standard X64
  • Workgroup