The SQL Server team is excited to bring you SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2 (SP2). This service pack is available on the Microsoft Download Center and will also be available on MSDN, MBS/Partner Source and VLSC in the coming weeks. As part of our continued commitment to software excellence for our customers, this upgrade is available to all customers with existing SQL Server 2014 deployments.
SQL Server 2014 SP2 includes a rollup of released hotfixes as well as more than twenty improvements centered around performance, scalability and diagnostics based on feedback from customers and the SQL community. These improvements enable SQL Server 2014 to perform faster and scale out of the box on modern hardware design, and showcase the SQL Server Team’s commitment to provide continued value into in-market releases.
SQL Server 2014 SP2 will include:
All fixes and CUs for SQL 2014 released to date.
Performance, scale and supportability improvements.
New improvements based on connect feedback items filed by the SQL community.
Improvements originally introduced in SQL 2012 SP3, after SQL 2014 SP1 was released.
Find more information on SQL Server 2014 SP2 by reading the SQL Server Release Services Blog post and What’s New in SQL Server 2014 SP2. To obtain SQL Server 2014 SP2, the options below are available:
SQL Server 2014 SP2
SQL Server 2014 SP2 Express
SQL Server 2014 SP2 Report Builder
SQL Server 2014 SP2 Master KB
SQL Server 2014 SP2 Feature Packs
SP2 Reporting Services Add-in for Microsoft SharePoint
SP2 Semantic Language Statistics