The below End of Support Calendar shows all Microsoft Operating Systems end of support dates, whether they are the end of mainstream support that updates features and cosmetic changes or extended support, which ends security fixes and all Microsoft technical support other than old web pages.

Event Information:

  • Tue
    12
    Apr
    2016

    SQL Server 2005 End of Extended Support

    If you are still running SQL Server 2005 after April 12, 2016, you will no longer receive security updates. Now is the time to upgrade to SQL Server 2014 and Azure SQL Database to achieve breakthrough performance, maintain security and compliance, and optimize your data platform infrastructure.