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SQL Server 2008 dev sevice pack check

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What is the last  SQL Server 2008 sevice pack? How can I verify if my SQL2008 dev has the lastest sp?
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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SELECT SERVERPROPERTY('ProductLevel')  
that will give you the sp installed

2008 has SP1
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SELECT SERVERPROPERTY('ProductLevel')  
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RTM
What is that? Thanks.
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by:Aneesh Retnakaran
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that will return the SP version if instlled (any) otherwise shows  RTM
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SQLServer2008SP1-KB968369-IA64-ENU.exe   312.9 MB Download
SQLServer2008SP1-KB968369-x64-ENU.exe     323.8 MB Download
SQLServer2008SP1-KB968369-x86-ENU.exe     262.7 MB
Which one of the above should I pick? My SQL2008 is running under WIN XP Pro.
 
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Aneesh Retnakaran earned 500 total points
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RTM,  means the release to manufacturung edition, it is the first realease, you never installed a service pack
In case you have installed a service pack say SP2 the above query would have returned  SP2
 
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