SQL Server – Database Internal Version Number

Introduction

As we prepare for a new SQL Server release, SQL Server 2017 on Windows & Linux, it is as good a time as any to publicly avail the Internal Database Version Numbers.

Internal Database Version

Internal Version Number Marketing Description
852 2016
782 2014
706 2012
663 2008-R2 2008-R2 SP1, SP2, SP3 ( This server supports version 663 and earlier. A downgrade path is not supported )
661 2008-R2
655 2008
612 2005 When vardecimal feature is enabled ( Paul S. Randal – SQL Q&A Partitioning, Consistency Checks, and More )
611 2005
539 2000
515 7

References

  1. Paul S. Randal
    • SQL Q&A Partitioning, Consistency Checks, and More
      Link
  2. Dan Guzman
    • Internal SQL Server Database Version Numbers
      Link
  3. Dixin Yan
    • Attach SQL Server 2000 database to SQL Server 2014
      Link

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