Microsoft SQL Server team is pleased to announce the release of SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 (SP2). Both the Service Pack and Feature Pack updates are available for download on the Microsoft Download Center. As part of our continued commitment to software excellence for our customers, this upgrade is free and doesn’t require an additional service contract.
SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 contains fixes to issues that have been reported through our customer feedback platforms and Hotfix solution provided in SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 Cumulative Update 1 thru to Cumulative Update 5. Service Pack 2 also includes supportability enhancements and issues that have been reported through Windows Error Reporting system.