[EN] SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 Cumulative Update 13 isavailable!

NOTE:
This is the final Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2.  SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 exits mainstream support on July 8, 2014.

The sentence above is most important part in this post. In Last Cumulative Update No 13 (build number: 10.50.4319.0) for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 Microsoft fixed fifteen bugs:

 

VSTS BUG: 1918779 | 2922526
FIX: Missing rows on subscriber when you drop and re-add article from another publication or add subscription
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2463716 | 2926217
FIX: Performance problems occur when database lock activity increases in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2556589 | 2936984
FIX: "Failed to generate dynamic snapshot" when you call sp_MScreatemergedynamicsnapshot in SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2371475 | 2939277
FIX: Incorrect results when you run queries that contain UNION operator by using parallel query plan in SQL Server
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 2525246 | 2952260
FIX: New FILESTREAM Filegroup can’t be recognized when you alter a partition function with SPLIT RANGE in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2272416 | 2957174
FIX: Cannot create compressed nonclustered index on a table that has a clustered index with two or more bit columns
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2556600 | 2963408
FIX: Error 5180 occurs when you query BLOB column data in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2447011 | 2963658
FIX: The TDE enabled database stops responding indefinitely on WRITELOG or LOGBUFFER wait in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2442037 | 2963668
FIX: w3wp.exe process crashes during merge replication with SQL Server Compact subscribers and precomputed partitions
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2403831 | 2967103
FIX: Service broker stops working when you unregister and remove a session in SQL Server 2008 R2
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2462604 | 2967240
FIX: Cannot reclaim unused space by using shrink operation in the table that contains a LOB column in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2451659 | 2971611
FIX: Memory leak occurs during Process Update on a dimension in SSAS 2008 R2
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2626083 | 2973961
FIX: Non-convergence or merge agent failure occurs when you use a custom stored procedure resolver in SQL Server 2008 R2
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2691569 | 2975743
FIX: Incorrect result and exception occur when you use MDX query to do session cube grouping in SSAS 2008 R2
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2624484 | 2977312
FIX: Incorrect result when you use LIKE pattern to match the Japanese repeat character (Cho-On) in SQL Server 2008 R2
SQL service

This update could be applied to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2, when used with:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Web
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Integration Services
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services

 

Microsoft has recommended to test all hotfixes before updating in production environment. More information about this release You can find with the article: Cumulative Update 13 

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update.

If You want to go directly to download section jump to Request Hotfix Download Site where You can choose version (for all platforms: 64-bit, 32-bit and Itanium) . This release is prepared as multilingual package. And here is the full list af all packages:

>> 2008R2_SP2_CU13_2967540_10_50_4319_IA64
>> 2008R2_SP2_SNAC_CU13_2967540_10_50_4319_IA64
>> 2008R2_SP2_MDS_CU13_2967540_10_50_4319_x64
>> 2008R2_SP2_SNAC_CU13_2967540_10_50_4319_x64
>> SQLServer2008R2_SP2_CU13_2967540_10_50_4319_x64
>> 2008R2_SP2_RSShrPnt_CU13_2967540_10_50_4319_x64
>> 2008R2_SP2_SNAC_CU13_2967540_10_50_4319_x86
>> SQLServer2008R2_SP2_CU13_2967540_10_50_4319_x86

Enjoy for Last Time!

[EN] SQL Server 2014 RTM Cumulative Update 02 is available!

Time for second update packages for SQL Server 2014. In this Cumulative Update No 2 for SQL Server 2014 RTM (build version 12.0.2370.0) Microsoft fixed almost fifty (instead of over one hundred forty updates for CU1) bugs and erors. Here is the list of all:

 

VSTS BUG: 2320904 | 2926223
FIX: Performance problems occur in NUMA environments during foreign page processing in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 2525263 | 2928300
FIX: Intense query compilation workload does not scale with growing number of cores on NUMA hardware and results in CPU saturation in SQL Server
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 2577481 | 2931815
FIX: Loads or queries on CCI tables block one another in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2525268 | 2932559
FIX: Totals are wrong after you filter on a pivot table item and remove the filter in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2357157 | 2933103
FIX: Assertion failure when you execute a query specifying TOP N and ORDER BY in SQL Server
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 2357159 | 2936154
FIX: DTA utility crashes with an access violation when you use user-defined function in SQL Server
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 2525272 | 2938192
FIX: The execution of SSIS package takes a long time when you cannot enable garbage collector server mode in SSIS 2012 or SSIS 2014
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 2357155 | 2938476
FIX: Errors when you use export/import data wizard to move data in SQL Server
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 2525274 | 2939277
FIX: Incorrect results when you run queries that contain UNION operator by using parallel query plan in SQL Server
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 2356245 | 2950189
FIX: An access violation occurs when you execute update query on a table that has a DML trigger in SQL Server
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 2525282 | 2950209
FIX: Access violation when the start offset is larger than the string length in Substring function in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2525284 | 2952101
FIX: Poor cardinality estimation when the ascending key column is branded as stationary in SQL Server
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 2356249 | 2953354
FIX: Log Reader Agent fails when you have Oracle Publishing configured in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2525270 | 2954480
FIX: SSAS instance crashes when you perform writeback action by using the role with cell security defined
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2578298 | 2956619
FIX: The execution of an SSIS package that is stored in MSDB is slower than it is stored on the file system
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 2525286 | 2958062
FIX: Error 515 when you add a subscription and then delete it in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2525279 | 2960237
FIX: Error when you execute DQS stored procedure [internal_core].[RestoreDQDatabases] in SQL Server
Data Quality Services (DQS)

VSTS BUG: 2578300 | 2960310
FIX: Access violation when you maintain RBS with the .NET Framework 4.0 in related configuration file in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2525301 | 2960735
FIX: Windows Update for SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014 image does not work in Windows Azure Virtual Machine gallery
Setup & Install

VSTS BUG: 2525295 | 2960989
FIX: Error when you use DQS Cleansing component with large batch in an SSIS 2012 or SSIS 2014 package
DQS

VSTS BUG: 2525290 | 2961254
FIX: The execution of an MDX query in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014 is much slower than it is in SSAS 2008 R2
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2323206 | 2961258
FIX: Cannot access the data in FileTable after you upgrade from SQL Server 2012 SP1 to SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2525299 | 2962650
FIX: Access violation occurs when running a Process Recalc on a tabular table in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2556603 | 2963408
FIX: Error 5180 occurs when you query BLOB column data in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2403053 | 2966096
FIX: Access violation when you insert data into a table that has a clustered columnstore index in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2452407 | 2967198
FIX: DBCC SHRINKDATABASE or DBCC SHRINKFILE cannot move pages that belong to the nonclustered columnstore index
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2525261 | 2967240
FIX: Cannot reclaim unused space by using shrink operation in the table that contains a LOB column in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2525266 | 2967634
FIX: SSIS 2012 or SSIS 2014 XML validator only outputs "TRUE" or "FALSE" when you perform XML validation
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 2593575 | 2967900
FIX: Data models do not load after you run a PowerPivot scheduled data refresh job when you work with SQL Server 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2307220 | 2968023
FIX: Error in checking master database after you bind a memory-optimized database to a resource pool in SQL Server 2014
In-Memory OLTP

VSTS BUG: 2505083 | 2968627
FIX: Dump file and deadlock when you run update and CTAS with limited log space in SQL Server 2014 PDW V2 AU1
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2505028 | 2968658
FIX: Latch time-out when you insert data into the CCI on an AlwaysOn secondary site in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2262840 | 2968974
FIX: You cannot create a power view report against a UDM cube in SSAS 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2525689 | 2969419
FIX: Truncated CCI partitioned table runs for a long time in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2525699 | 2969421
FIX: Poor performance when you bulk insert into partitioned CCI in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2467130 | 2969741
FIX: Sys.indexes returns incorrect value for indexes in SQL Server 2014
In-Memory OLTP

VSTS BUG: 2516201| 2969781
FIX: Error when you add a custom connection manager in SSIS 2014 Designer
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 2685532 | 2969896
FIX: Data loss in clustered index occurs when you run online build index in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2515444 | 2970136
FIX: Cannot remove backup file after you restore the database from Windows Azure Blob storage service in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2415675 | 2970137
FIX: Instance ID is different in related system tables after you register a database as a DAC in SQL Server 2014
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 2551005 | 2970386
FIX: Metadata corruption occurs when you update index statistics with INCREMENTAL=ON in SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 2612142 | 2973444
FIX: "SQL Server performance counters are disabled" when you move the SQL Server resource in SQL Server 2014
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 2262877 | 2974373
FIX: Poor performance when you use DAX functions on a String or Boolean column in SSAS 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2370041 | 2974374
FIX: Cloud Adapter crashes when you restore a database on a Windows Azure virtual machine deployed by using a SQL Server 2014 image
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 2531344 | 2974376
FIX: Error when you execute a stored procedure that inserts records into temp table the second time in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2505065 | 2974397
FIX: Error when you drop a clustered columnstore index table during recovery in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2505092 | 2974398
FIX: "Possible termination due to exception during stack unwinding" error during exception handling in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2361316 | 2962599
FIX: Can now disable checking whether dimension and partition data originate from the same data source when you run a ROLAP query in SQL Server 2014
Analysis Services

 

This update could be applied to :

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Web
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence
  • SQL Server 2014 Reporting Services

Microsoft has recommended to test all hotfixes before updating in production environment. More information about this release You can find with the article: Cumulative Update 2

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update.

If You want to go directly to download section jump to Request Hotfix Download Site where You can choose version (for both platforms: 64-bit and 32-bit) . This release is prepared as multilingual package. And here is the full list af all packages:

>> SQLServer2014_RTM_CU2_2967546_12_0_2370_x64
>> SQLServer2014_RTM_CU2_2967546_12_0_2370_x86

Enjoy!

[EN] Last Speaking… in first half of 2014

In next Saturday (21st of June) I will realize one of my plan/dream/idea which growth for last few months. In last year I have been invited for speaking in probably biggest conference in my life:
Captura_dalian

I will provide short session about: “Secure High Availability of Your Data” and I’m honored to be Chair of Info 2-7: IT Security Technologies Track. What is BIT Congress? As we can read on conference site:

InfoTech-2014 aims to strengthen the technical and business ties in information technology industries, to bring together experts and industry leaders to share technological advancements and business experiences, and to jointly explore opportunities in emerging information technologies. This congress provides an ideal platform for industrial practitioners and academia to keep up to date with current technology trends, interact with industry experts and network with peers.

InfoTech-2014 is proposing an ambitious and unique program based around major themes involving digital society and opportunities, and will feature an exciting line-up of keynote speakers and intense breakout sessions, where lively and interactive debates will take place among the delegates. The 3 Newly Launched Sectors are a well planned as Parallel Thematic Forums, Frontier Technological Program, and IT/ICT Business Matchmaking and Career Fairs

I expect that it will be very big, no… massive huge conference, based on the Keynote Speakers:

Opening Remark by Local Government Official
Keynote Speech by Senior Official from Ministry of Commerce
Title: Broadband China and Big Data Strategy
Mr. Xinmin Gao, Vice Chairman, Internet Society of China, China

Title: Sustainability and Construction and Development of Smart Cities
Mr. Vernon Turner, Senior Vice President of Research, IDC, USA

Title: Optics for Big Data Information Technology in 21st Century: A Global and Historical Perspective
Dr. El-Hang Lee, Distinguished Professor of Information Technology, INHA University, Korea

Title: From Big Data to Big Success: How Big Data is Transforming Businesses and Economy
Prof. Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, Professor, University of Oxford, UK

Title: The Innovative Application of Mobile Internet Technology
Mr. Jackson He, General Manager, Intel APAC R&D Ltd., USA

 

Next in three days organizers prepared thirteen tracks, expo, matchmeeting area and certification area.

Sector 1: Parallel Thematic Forums
-Innovation Driven Digital Economy
Info 1-1: Smart Digital Government
Info 1-2: Smart Digital Finance
Info 1-3: Smart Digital Manufacturing
Info 1-4: Smart and Green City
Info 1-5: Smart Digital Education
Info 1-6: Smart Digital Healthcare

Sector 2: Frontier Technological Program
-Seek Next Generation Smart Solutions
Info 2-1: Advanced Computing and High-End Software Engineering
Info 2-2: 4G/5G Mobile Networks
Info 2-3: Big Data Theory, Applications and Challenges
Info 2-4: Microelectronic and Photo Electronic Technologies
Info 2-5: Artificial Intelligence Systems
Info 2-6: Network and Communication Technologies
Info 2-7: IT Security Technologies

Sector 3: IT/ICT Business Matchmaking and Career Fair
-New Software, New Hardware, New Technology, New Products and Job Openings

Sector 4: IT Certificate Training Courses and Workshops
-Making You Qualified for Better Careers

Sector 5: Social Activities
-Networking for Endless Potentials
Activity 5-1: Welcome Banquet and Art Performance
Activity 5-2: Cocktail Parties
Activity 5-3: Field Trip to Software and Industrial Parks
Activity 5-4: Culture Tour in Dalian

Sector 6: IT/ICT EXPO
-Stimulating Your Sales and Expanding your High-end Customers
System software, support software, application software, software information service, embedded software and hardware manufacture and other: animation and games , multimedia ,mobile software ,internet platform and so on.

 

More info about this event You can find here: http://bit.ly/InfoTech2014