[EN] SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 Cumulative Update 2 is available

LOGO__sql_server_2008Today (22nd November) Microsoft release two Cumulative Updates for SQL Server 2008. In this post I’ll write about first (for “newest” version) pack.

In this Cumulative Update 3 [version build: 10.00.5768.0.] Microsoft resolves & fixed a little bit less (in relation of many of previous updates) – few bugs for two components:
* for SQL Server Engine
* for Parallel Data Warehousing

Below You can find short information about fixed bug:

VSTS BUG: 794387 | 2522893
FIX: A backup operation on a SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2 database fails if you enable change tracking on this database

VSTS BUG: 816523 | 2536225
FIX: CLR stored procedure returns NULL after it is recompiled in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 831263 | 2629456
FIX: Access violation when you insert a record into a new empty partition in SQL Server 2008

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 3

If You want to go directly to download section jump to Request Hotfix Download Site, where You can choose version (for 32-bit, 64-bit, itanium). This release is prepared as multilingual package.