Microsoft will stop supporting SQL Server 2005 on 12th April 2016

Please note that Microsoft extended support of SQL Server 2005 will be ending on 12th April 2016, so you will no longer receive security updates and patches.

Microsoft recommends upgrading to their latest SQL Server 2014 or their cloud based version Azure SQL Database.

Software running on SQL Server 2005 Express Edition can also be upgraded to SQL Server 2014 Express.

For more information about upgrading your systems and technical assistance, please contact us or take a look at Microsoft’s article about end of support.