Microsoft this week has released SQL Service Pack 2. The SP2 goes by the Release To Manufacturing nomenclature. This means that the software is ready for imaging on hardware by equipment providers.
The SQL Server 2012 SP2 can also be downloaded here, but it will arrive in Microsoft Update service by the end of July.
Microsoft is offering SP2 in both 32 and 64 bit version for SQL Server 2012. This also goes the same for Management Studio and Express versions.
SQL Server 2012 SP2 contains updates based on customer feedback since the last service pack and the release of Cumulative Update 9. Microsoft added that they have some support and functionality fixes to AlwaysOn, a highly valuable disaster recovery capability of SQL Server 2012.
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