sql server 2008 end support

SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 End-of-Support Guide

SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 went out-of-support on July 9th 2019. For users of SQL Server 2008 or 2008 R2, that means the end of regular security updates. It is critical to avoid the challenges and vulnerabilities caused by end-of-support.

End-of-support is like any lifecycle milestone – it offers organisations a chance to reassess directions and set up for the future. With the right strategies, organisations can make sure they are protected, that their infrastructure is secure and that their technology stack is future-driven.

This guide will provide you with the information you need to assess your upgrade options and develop a strategic roadmap for upgrading.

 This guide covers:
  • What does end-of-support mean?
  • Risks of not upgrading
  • Upgrade benefits and options
  • End-of-support offers