Tag Archives: support lifecycle
SQL Server Poll Results

SQL Server poll

I am starting to see articles and blog posts about Microsoft SQL Server 2011 everywhere, so I thought I would poll my readers to ask versions of SQL Server you are using. The poll is below: Once I have some results back, I will post an update. In the meantime, keep in mind that SQL Server […]

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Dynamics GP Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 compatibility announced

Just as the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 are released, Microsoft announces that Dynamics GP 10.0 is already compatible with them. No service pack required. While my memory is not what it used to be, I do not recall any other new operating system that an existing version of GP was immediately compatible with. We have had […]

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New policy for Dynamics GP service pack support

Microsoft recently announced that the Dynamics products service packs will now be supported for 24 months after a new service pack is released. Previously service packs were supported for 12 months after a new service pack release. The new policy with key dates is outlined on Microsoft’s Longer Support Timelines for Key Microsoft Dynamics® Service Packs page. What this means to […]

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New page with resources

I have published a new page called Resources that has links to information I am either frequently looking up or I am being asked for routinely.  Stuff like Dynamics GP system requirements, printer compatibility lists, how to translate a build number in GP, FRx or SQL Server to a specific service pack, when support for various versions […]

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When does my SQL Server support end?

Did you know that mainstream support for SQL 2000 ended in April of 2008? Here is a list of the SQL versions and the relevant release and support end dates: SQL Server Version Release Date End of Mainstream Support End of Extended Support Link SQL 7 Mar 01 1999 Dec 31 2005 Jan 11 2011 […]

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When does my GP product’s support end?

Here is a list I refer to all the time when I need to find out when a GP version came out and when support will end: Product Version Product Release/Start Mainstream Support End Extended Support End Additional information GP 6.0 03/31/2004 n/a n/a GP 7.0 03/31/2005 n/a n/a GP 7.5 07/01/2003 01/09/2007 n/a Link GP […]

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