Compare Specific Program Version

This query is leveraged in our recommended read to assist in auditing unsupported software. Credit to  for assembling this little beauty.

Set variable as $$Version$$ with type 'string' and another variable as $$Name$$ with type 'string'

Once you know what program name and version you are searching for, you can simply use the following:

SELECT name, version, publisher,
     WHEN version >= '$$Version$$' THEN 'Software is updated'
     WHEN version < '$$Version$$' THEN 'Software is outdated'
END AS Status 
FROM programs WHERE name = '$$Name$$'