In July, Microsoft will end support for SQL Server 2008, which meaning no more updates and no more support, but perhaps more problems on the security and compliance fronts for organizations that don't migrate to newer options.
Microsoft gave you Three options only as I listed below:-
You have to pay again to Microsoft to Extended Security Updates annually (Total Cost = NUMBER_OF_YEARS * CURRENT_LICENSE_PRICE_FOR_LATEST_SQL/WINSERVER * 0.75)
Finally, if you have an application which is not supporting a newer version of SQL server you will have Three options
Mohammad Al Rousan is a Solution Architect @ Diyar United Company. My technology focus as a Cloud nowadays includes Docker, Kubernetes Service, Container, Azure DevOps, IaaS, PaaS, DBaaS, as well Terraform and other serverless components in Azure e.g. Logic Apps and Functions
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