ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server is developed based on Microsoft SQL Server. The minor versions of ApsaraDB RDS for SQL Server are the same as the minor versions of Microsoft SQL Server. This topic provides links to the Microsoft documentation that describes these minor SQL Server versions.

If you want to use the new features that are provided by a new minor SQL Server version, update the minor SQL Sever version of your RDS instance. For more information, see the following topics:

RDS SQL Server 2019

Minor SQL Server version Release date Link to Microsoft documentation
15.0.4198.2 2022-05-16 Cumulative Update 15 for SQL Server 2019
15.0.4138.2 2021-12-17 Cumulative Update 11 for SQL Server 2019
15.0.4073.23 2021-04-25 Cumulative Update 8 for SQL Server 2019

RDS SQL Server 2017

Minor SQL Server version Release date Link to Microsoft documentation
14.0.3436.1 2022-05-16 Cumulative Update 29 for SQL Server 2017
14.0.3421.10 2021-12-17 Cumulative Update 27 for SQL Server 2017
14.0.3381.3 2021-04-29 Cumulative Update 23 for SQL Server 2017

RDS SQL Server 2016

Minor SQL Server version Release date Link to Microsoft documentation
13.0.6404.1 2022-05-16 On-demand hotfix update package for SQL Server 2016 SP3
13.0.5888.11 2021-04-29 Cumulative Update 17 for SQL Server 2016 SP2

RDS SQL Server 2012

Minor SQL Server version Release date Link to Microsoft documentation
11.0.7507.2 2021-05-28 Description of the security update for SQL Server 2012 SP4 GDR