What’s up SQL – Number 2 – SQL Server Version

Hello reader.


Did you ever had to look up for the SQL Server version you are using?

Me too. Here’s how I do it.


Open a new query in SQL Server Management Studio and type:

The result will be something like this:
“Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (SP1) – 10.50.2500.0 (X64)   Jun 17 2011 00:54:03   Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation  Enterprise Edition (64-bit) on Windows NT 6.1 <X64> (Build 7601: Service Pack 1) “
If you need more information you can also use the Stored Procedure sp_server_info, to get information like system collation.

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