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New SERVERPROPERTY Options to Help Phase Out @@VERSION

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) talks about new arguments to SERVERPROPERTY() that make @@VERSION even more obsolete (and changes that make @@VERSION problematic).

I have an aversion to @@VERSION

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) suggests a different approach to providing more data about service packs and cumulative updates than messing with @@VERSION.