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SQL Server 2008 r2 on Server 2016? RRS feed

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  • Hi, i didn't found anything yet if SQL 2008r2 (with sp3) is supported on Server 2016?

    as i understood this KB https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2681562 Minium SP2 is needed for support with server 2012r2....

    Windows 10 isn't supported at all... but propably because it's a client os?

    any words on support for server 2016 (what basically's base is win10-1607)?

    ths

    Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:00 AM

Answers

  • Hi DjFutureShock,

    As described in KB2681562SQL Server 2008 R2 is not supported on Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016.’, that means SQL Server 2008 R2 is not supported at all on Windows Server 2016.

    If you have any other questions, please let me know.

    Regards,
    Lin

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    Thursday, November 3, 2016 11:52 AM

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  • You should not have any problem to upgrade SQL Server 2008 r2 to SQL Server 2016

    Best Regards,Uri Dimant SQL Server MVP, http://sqlblog.com/blogs/uri_dimant/

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    Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:31 AM
  • I dont think SQL Server 2008 R2 would be supported on windows server 2016, but I cannot find any official doc

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    Shashank

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    Thursday, November 3, 2016 10:40 AM
  • Hi DjFutureShock,

    As described in KB2681562SQL Server 2008 R2 is not supported on Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016.’, that means SQL Server 2008 R2 is not supported at all on Windows Server 2016.

    If you have any other questions, please let me know.

    Regards,
    Lin

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    Please remember to click "Mark as Answer" the responses that resolved your issue, and to click "Unmark as Answer" if not. This can be beneficial to other community members reading this thread. If you have any compliments or complaints to MSDN Support, feel free to contact MSDNFSF@microsoft.com.


    Thursday, November 3, 2016 11:52 AM
  • hi, thx for the hint... i just look on the "german" KB Article.. there is no note about server 2016...

    https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/kb/2681562

    Thursday, November 3, 2016 12:11 PM