SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) includes a roll-up of bug fixes, added platform support for AMD64, and Intel Extended Platforms in WOW so you can use 32-bit applications on 64-bit architectures. This is the first service pack to service the 64-bit release of SQL Server. SP4 is suitable for all SQL Server 2000 customers who want to update their existing installations to incorporate all changes since SP3a.

Reporting Services Service Pack 2 (SP2) includes a roll-up of bug fixes and new enhancements such as client-side printing and new SharePoint Web parts for viewing and browsing reports on the report server.

To sign up for Microsoft’s beta program for SQL Server 2000 SP4 and/or Reporting Services SP2 go to the following link, http://www.microsoft.com/sql/evaluation/betanominations.asp