SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 - public beta for your action
As promised by SQL Server Developmen team about SQL Server 2005 SP3 the public beta is now available for your action and set of tasks for your 2005 environment.
So what this public beta provides, this is a rollup Quick Fix Engineering that will have all the work including from SP2 as well as addresses critical issues reported through the SQL Server community. More tasks important for you is as per the revised servicing strategy this SP3 will not have or no introduction of any new features to SQL Server 2005 version (phew).
Obviously this SP3 will be applicable to following editions:
- SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition
- Server 2005 Enterprise Evaluation Edition
- SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition
- SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition
- SQL Server 2005 Workgroup Edition
So more and more public participation will get more fixes done with a release by end of this year as per previous notification from Microsoft. From here you can Download SQL Server 2005 SP3 and to know more about What's New in SQL Server 2005 SP3 this is for your action.