Posted on Saturday, May 07 2005 @ 17:43:22 CEST by LSDsmurf
Includes a new version of MSXML version 3.0 SP6. With SP4, the OPENXML
statement is updated to use a custom-built XML parsing technology designed
to be backward compatible with MSXML 2.6.
Includes MDAC 2.8 SP1 except for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003
platforms, where it is included with the operating system service packs for
Adds the following platform support:
With Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, SP4 provides support
for 32-bit SQL Server applications on 64-bit architectures using the
Windows on Windows emulator (WOW64). For more information on specific
64-bit platforms supported, see the Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions
With SP4, you can leverage 64-bit processor architectures using 32-bit
SQL Server applications when running in WOW64.
Note: SQL Server 32-bit applications, including SQL server client tools,
are still not supported on WOW64 for IA64. Also, currently 32-bit
Reporting Services is not supported to run on WOW64 on IA64 and x64
platforms running Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition.
Improves documentation; the Readme documents are reorganized into four
distinct readme files for the different SP4 components:
ReadmeSql2k32sp4: Readme for Service Pack 4 for Microsoft SQL Server
ReadmeSql2k32asp4: Readme for Service Pack 4 for Microsoft SQL Server
2000 Analysis Services
ReadmeSql2k32desksp4: Readme for Service Pack 4 for Microsoft SQL
Server 2000 Desktop Engine (MSDE 2000)
ReadmeSql2k64sp4: Readme for Service Pack 4 for Microsoft SQL Server
SQL Server 2000 SP4 improves performance on 64-bit systems with 32 or more
Refreshed, more secure Visual Database Tools (Table Designer, Database
Diagrams, and Query Designer).
New registry entries to provide additional control over security,
metadata, and memory management.
SQL Server 2000 SP4 introduces new serviceability functionality that
enables you to remove hotfixes applied to SP4 and later versions of SQL
Server 2000 running on Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.
SP4 itself cannot be rolled back.
Error reporting can be enabled for selected instances during the SP4
Program Information Category:
Tools and Utilities Type:
Free Version: SP4 Size: 240MB Works on: Windows