[EN] SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 Cumulative Update 5 is available

LOGO__SQLServer2008SP3The second one package of Cumulative Update which has been released today is for SQL Server 2008 too. In this post I’m writing about SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3.

In this Cumulative Update [10.00.5785.00.] Microsoft resolved & fixed thirteen issues in total:
* six issues for SQL Server Engine 
* one issue for SQL Server Analysis Services 
* two issues for SQL Server Reporting Services
* one issue for SQL Server Manageability 
* three issues for Parallel Data Warehouse

Below You can find short information about fixed bug:

VSTS BUG: 872124 | 2567366
FIX: Slow performance when you restore a database in SQL Server 2008 R2 or in SQL Server 2008 if CDC is enabled

VSTS BUG: 894849 | 598903
FIX: SQL Server Agent job randomly stops when you schedule the job to run past midnight on specific days in SQL Server 2005, in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 653979 | 504524
FIX: "Bad variable type" or "Type mismatch" error when you run an UPDATE CUBE statement that has a custom weighted allocation formula in SSAS 2008 R2 or in SSAS 2008

VSTS BUG: 928496 | 706518
FIX: The KeepFilesForDays setting does not work in SQL Server 2008 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 10

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 32-bit, 64-bit, itanium). This release is prepared as multilingual package.