The latest Service Pack for SQL Server 2014 is now available from Microsoft. SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2 (SP2) includes a rollup of released hotfixes as well as more than twenty improvements centered around performance, scalability, and diagnostics. Microsoft says these improvements make SQL Server 2014 faster, but you should verify those claims in your environment.
You can read more about the product update here:
SQL Server 2014 SP2 now includes:
- All fixes and CUs for SQL 2014 released to date.
- Performance, scale and supportability improvements.
- New improvements based on connect feedback items filed by the SQL community.
- Improvements originally introduced in SQL 2012 SP3, after SQL 2014 SP1 was released.