[EN] SQL Server 2012 SP1 Cumulative Update #15 is available!

LOGO__SQLServer2012SP1The second pack of updates for SQL Server in March is for SQL Server 2012 with Service Pack 1. In this Cumulative Update no 15 {build no 11.0.3487.0} Microsoft solved only one problem, which has been reported after latest CU 14.

VSTS BUG:  4106885 | KB: 3036601
FIX: Add three stored procedures to clean up history that is created when you use SQL Server 2012 MDS
Master Data Services (MDS)

This update could be applied to applies Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1, when used with:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Web
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence
  • SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 for Embedded Systems

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 15

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update. If you use any hybrid technology, such a Replication, AlwaysOn, Clustering:  If you do not want to use the rolling update process, follow these steps in order to apply a CU or SP: step1: Install the service pack on the passive node / step2: Install the service pack on the active node (This step requests servicerestart).

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:

    2012_SP1_PPExcel_CU15_3038001_11_0_3487_x86
    SQLServer2012_SP1_CU15_3038001_11_0_3487_x86
    2012_SP1_RSShrPnt_CU15_3038001_11_0_3487_x64
    2012_SP1_PPExcel_CU15_3038001_11_0_3487_x64
    SQLServer2012_SP1_CU15_3038001_11_0_3487_x64

Enjoy!