What is cumulative update 8 for SQL Server 2008?
Cumulative Update 8 for SQL Server 2008 contains hotfixes for the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 issues that have been fixed since the release of SQL Server 2008. This build of the cumulative update package is also known as build 10.00.1823.
Is SQL Server 2008 free to download?
However, those developer who are really looking for free edition of SQL Server 2008 should try SQL Server Express Edition. SQL Server Express Edition is Freely available to download. Please refer here for additional information regarding pricing of different SQL Server Editions.
How to install or update SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2?
To install or update SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 one will need adminstrative rights on the computer. Step 2: Download SQL Server Express by clicking the SQLEXPR.EXE or SQLEXPR32.EXE link on this page.
What is the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP4 Feature Pack?
Download the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP4 Feature Pack, a collection of stand-alone install packages that provide additional value for SQL Server 2008 SP4. Details Note: There are multiple files available for this download.
What does the’allow updates’setting do in SQL Server 2005?
“Allow updates” was used in SQL Server 2000 to allow direct ad-hoc updates to system catalogs and tables. There is no use of this setting with SQL Server 2005 and beyond.
Why can’t I update the system tables in SQL Server 2005?
This is because with SQL Server 2005 and beyond, direct updates to the system tables are not supported. The default value of this setting is 0 which should not be changed otherwise the allow updates option will cause the RECONFIGURE statement to fail. Note: Per Books Online “This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server.
Is ad hoc update to system catalogs not supported?
There is one more option to fix this issue (“Msg 5808, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 Ad hoc update to system catalogs is not supported.”) and that is by changing the config_value of the “allow_updates” configuration option to 0 in sp_configure. “Allow updates” was used in SQL Server 2000 to allow direct ad-hoc updates to system catalogs and tables.