Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP2 is finally available for download. After months of extensive testing by Microsoft engineers, the service pack and the feature pack update are ready to download.
Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2008 brings several new features and bug fixes. The two most important that comes with SP2 are,
1. The report servers can now be integrated with the SharePoint 2010 products.
2. SQL Server 2008 R2 Application and Multi-Server Management Compatibility with SQL Server 2008.
After updating SQL Server 2008 with SP 2, you can enroll the database engine with SQL Server 2008 Utility Control Point as a managed instance.