This Knowledge Base article lists links to build number articles for each major release of Microsoft SQL Server from SQL Server 2005 through the latest version of SQL Server. If you have to check only the version and edition of the SQL Server build, see How to determine the version and edition of SQL Server and its components.
Information about the latest SQL Server builds
- Update center for Microsoft SQL Server
- Microsoft SQL Server support lifecycle
- How to determine the version and edition of SQL Server and its components
- The script to determine which version and edition of SQL Server Database Engine is running
- Naming schema and Fix area descriptions for SQL Server software update packages
- Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates