sql2005_Box_X1154646AN_200SQL Server 2005 SP3 CTP is now available for public testing.


  • SP3 CTP provides a roll-up of QFE work done since SP2, as well as addresses critical issues reported through the SQL Server community. Per revised servicing strategy for SQL Server releases, SP3 does not introduce new features.
  • SP3 CTP applies to:
    • 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
  • SP3 is expected to RTM in CY 2008.
  • Download SQL Server 2005 SP3 CTP