Microsoft SQL Server 2008 13.0.1601.5

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 13.0.1601.5

Microsoft – Commercial – Windows
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SQL Server 2008 delivers on Microsoft’s Data Platform vision by helping your organization manage any data, any place, any time. Store data from structured, semi-structured, and unstructured documents, such as images and rich media, directly within the database. SQL Server 2008 delivers a rich set of integrated services that enable you to do more with your data such as query, search, synchronize, report, and analyze.

SQL Server 2008 provides the highest levels of security, reliability, and scalability for your business-critical applications. To take advantage of new opportunities in today's fast-moving business world, companies need the ability to create and deploy data-driven solutions quickly. SQL Server 2008 reduces time and cost of management and development of applications.

Access data from across your enterprise and provide control over your data no matter where it’s stored—from the largest servers within the data center to desktops to mobile devices. SQL Server 2008 provides a comprehensive platform that delivers intelligence where your users want it. Information workers can access data directly using the tools they use every day, such as the 2007 Microsoft Office system.

SQL Server 2008 enables data to be consumed from custom applications developed using Microsoft .NET and Visual Studio and from within service-oriented architectures (SOA) and business processes through Microsoft BizTalk Server.


Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is a Commercial software in the category Servers developed by Microsoft.

It was checked for updates 4,492 times by the users of our client application UpdateStar during the last month.

The latest version of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is 13.0.1601.5, released on 02/20/2017. It was initially added to our database on 11/21/2008.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 runs on the following operating systems: Windows.

Users of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 gave it a rating of 4 out of 5 stars.


What is Microsoft SQL Server 2008?

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is used to store, manage, and retrieve data for various applications.

What are the key features of Microsoft SQL Server 2008?

Scalability and Performance enhancements Security and Compliance Data Warehousing Business Intelligence

What are the system requirements for Microsoft SQL Server 2008?

Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, or Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system 1 GHz or faster processor (2 GHz or faster recommended) 1 GB RAM (2 GB or more recommended) 10 GB available hard disk space (50 GB or more recommended)

What are the editions of Microsoft SQL Server 2008?

Enterprise Standard Workgroup Developer Express

What is the difference between SQL Server 2008 Standard and Enterprise versions?

The Enterprise edition contains all the features of the Standard edition and also includes additional features like Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, and Advanced Security functionalities.

Can Microsoft SQL Server 2008 run on a virtual machine?

Yes, SQL Server 2008 can run on a virtual machine, provided the virtual machine meets the system requirements of SQL Server 2008.

Can Microsoft SQL Server 2008 be used with Microsoft .NET Framework?

Yes, SQL Server 2008 integrates seamlessly with the .NET Framework and supports programming languages like C# and VB.NET.

What backup and recovery options are available in Microsoft SQL Server 2008?

Full database backups Differential backups Transaction log backups File backups Piecemeal backups Mirror backups Snapshot backups

Is support available for SQL Server 2008?

No, Microsoft discontinued support for SQL Server 2008 on July 9, 2019. Organizations still using SQL Server 2008 should upgrade to a newer version to receive support and security patches.

What are the best practices for optimizing performance in SQL Server 2008?

Properly index tables for faster querying Use parameterized queries to avoid SQL injection attacks Minimize network latency Optimize disk configuration and usage Regularly maintain and tune the database

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