[EN] SQL Server 2014 SP1 Cumulative Update #3 is available!

LOGO__SQLServer2014Ten days ago Microsoft released two packs of packages for SQL Server 2014. Ten days give us enough time to test those packages. In this post I’m writing about update for SQL Server 2014 with Service Pack 1. In this Cumulative Update No 3 {build 12.0.4427.24} Microsoft fixed about forty bugs and here is the list of fixed KB articles:

VSTS BUG: 5618976 | 3092704
Improvements for Distribution Agent telemetry for Azure subscribers are available in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5666744 | 3094865
FIX: “The process could not initialize ”” error occurs when you use merge publication in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5704512 | 3096617
FIX: Can’t backup in-memory OLTP database that is restored by using full and differential restore in SQL Server 2014
In-Memory OLTP

VSTS BUG: 5575649 | 3097073
FIX: CPU usage is higher than expected when you reduce the value of CAP_CPU_PERCENT argument in creating resource pool
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5544313 | 3097970
FIX: Sp_describe_undeclared_parameters returns incorrect result when undeclared parameter targets a decimal column
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5181922  | 3068359
FIX: “Cannot find the OLAP cube Model” error when you update the pivot table in a SharePoint document in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 5181941 | 3066299
FIX: Non-English items display in the MDS Explorer when you set language settings for web browser to English
Master Data Services (MDS)

VSTS BUG: 5715080 | 3087114
FIX: PowerPivot for SharePoint doesn’t run automatic data refresh on the first day of each month
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 5715082 | 3088307
FIX: Scheduler deadlock on primary replica when you remove a replica from an AlwaysOn availability group in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
High Availability

VSTS BUG: 5715087 | 3077273
FIX: Rare incorrect result occurs when you run parallel query in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5715090 | 3080209
FIX: Error 602 when you run a stored procedure repeatedly in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 5715112 | 3080856
FIX: Information disclosure when you create a session cube by using dynamic role-based security in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 5715123 | 3089687
FIX: Can’t export empty Tablix header in CSV file when NoHeader is false in SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 5715131 | 3087872
FIX: Access violations when you use the FileTable feature in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5715193  | 3097114
FIX: Queries take longer time to compile in SQL Server 2014 than in earlier versions
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 4745298 | 3035737
FIX: SSAS instance crashes when cube writeback commit transaction and processing batch are executed at the same time
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 5489704 | 3099487
FIX: 100% CPU usage occurs when in-memory OLTP database is in recovery state in SQL Server 2014
In-Memory OLTP

VSTS BUG: 5687518 | 3095958
FIX: Metadata inconsistency error occurs after you switch table partitions and drop corresponding files and filegroups
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5808923 | 3099323
FIX: DBCC CHECKFILEGROUP reports false inconsistency errors on database that has partitioned table in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5667070 | 3096400
FIX: It takes longer to run the ALTER DATABASE SET HADR OFF command on a secondary replica in SQL Server 2014
High Availability

VSTS BUG: 5181949 | 3075669
FIX: SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014 crashes when you execute an MDX query that contains lots of Union expressions
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 5181961 | 3073530
FIX: Access Violation error occurs when you run DDL SQL statements on a database in an instance of SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 5181966 | 3073907
FIX: SSIS 2012 or SSIS 2014 package with an Execute SQL Task may stop responding
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 5715073 | 3095156
FIX: Error 9002 and error 3052 when you try to add or back up log file in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
High Availability

VSTS BUG: 5715100 | 3081580
FIX: “String or binary data would be truncated” error when you use peer-to-peer replication in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5715108 | 3087094
FIX: It takes longer than expected when you run a query with non-admin user role in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014 in Tabular model
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 5715110 | 3088480
FIX: Sort operator spills to tempdb in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014 when estimated number of rows and row size are correct
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 5522017 | 2682488
FIX: Backup operation fails in a SQL Server database after you enable change tracking
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5536023 | 3090141
FIX: Offline checkpoint thread shuts down without providing detailed exception information in SQL Server 2014
In-Memory OLTP

VSTS BUG: 5523582 | 3072814
FIX: Access violation occurs when you connect to an instance of SQL Server by using sqlcmd utility in SQL Server 2014
SQL connectivity

VSTS BUG: 5523590 | 3080155
FIX: Rare index corruption when you build a columnstore index with parallelism on a partitioned table in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5523599 | 3082860
FIX: Access violation occurs when you execute a query that contains many joins and coalesce functions in SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 5523600 | 3082005
FIX: Case-sensitive does not work in MDS database in SQL Server 2014
MDS

VSTS BUG: 5715102 | 3091643
FIX: Error occurs when you configure SQL Server replication or set up a linked server in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL security

VSTS BUG: 5829179 | 3100361
FIX: DBCC CHECKDB doesn’t report metadata inconsistency of invalid filegroups in its summary in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5038265 | 3092702
FIX: It takes a longer time than earlier versions of SQL Server when you run DBCC CHECKDB in SQL Server 2012
SQL service

 

This update could be applied Microsoft SQL Server 2014, when used applies to

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1

 

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

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:

    SQL Server 2014|MS_SQL14_SP1_QFE_CU3_x64
    SQL Server 2014|SQL_AS_OLEDB_64
    SQL Server 2014|MS_SQL14_SP1_QFE_CU3_x86
    SQL Server 2014|SQL_AS_OLEDB_86

Enjoy!

[EN] SQL Server 2014 Cumulative Update #5 is available!

LOGO__SQLServer2014Just before holiday period (as someone called x-mass) Microsoft released new updates packages for newest SQL Server 2014. In this Cumulative Update No 5 {build no 12.0.2456.0} SQL Server Product Team resolved over fifty bugs and problems. Here is the list of bugs, which some of them are very interesting. In this update very interesting for me are funcionalities which have been added for Azure collaboration (such as ‘Edit Top 200 Rows’ and ‘Select Top 1000 Rows’) and support for ReST file system for local disk.

VSTS BUG: 2515444 | KB: 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: 3720664 | KB: 2981424
FIX: Exception when you select more than one hierarchy from parent/child dimension in SSAS 2012 or in SSAS 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3260592 | KB: 2986423
FIX: It takes a long time to add new columns to a table when the row size exceeds the maximum allowed size
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3260606 | KB: 2992069
FIX: XMLA and Windows PowerShell return different code for the same SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014 processing
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3720670 | KB: 2995622
FIX: "Specified cast is not valid" when you load an XML document that has time zone information in SSIS 2012 or SSIS 2014
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 3720671 | KB: 2996729
FIX: "Non-yielding Scheduler" condition occurs when you run a complex query in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 3720672 | KB: 2997392
FIX: INSERT performance decreases in merge replication that uses precomputed partitions in SQL Server 2012 or 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3720635 | KB: 2998870
FIX: "The record ID is incorrect" error when you use DAX to execute query in a dimension in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3720680 | KB: 3002071
FIX: "System objects not be updated" when you use AlwaysOn Availability Groups in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
High Availability

VSTS BUG: 3720682 | KB: 3002883
FIX: Error occurs when you open FILESTREAM data that is hosted on dynamic disks in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3720683 | KB: 3004355
FIX: SQL Server crashes when you retrieve an SQL statement hash for logging XEvent in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3427718 | KB: 3004548
FIX: Add Azure Replica wizard cannot enumerate Azure Virtual Network in SQL Server 2014
High Availability

VSTS BUG: 3720647 | KB: 3005300
FIX: High CPU consumption when you use spatial data type and associated methods in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3720685 | KB: 3006648
FIX: Data corruption in a target table when you use a SQL Server destination in SSIS 2012 or SSIS 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3560727 | KB: 3007050
FIX: RTDATA_LIST waits when you run natively stored procedures that encounter expected failures in SQL Server 2014
In-Memory OLTP

VSTS BUG: 3720649 | KB: 3008000
FIX: Error when you use Office 15.0 Access Database Engine OLE DB Provider as data source in SSMS 2012 or SSMS 2014
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 3720695 | KB: 3009576
FIX: Cannot restore database by using the full backup and differential backup files that contain defunct files
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3720696 | KB: 3009883
FIX: Error when you execute statistics update on a table that has sql_variant data type in SQL Server 2012 or 2014
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 3720681 | KB: 3011807
FIX: Large chain of blocking occurs when you use merge replication in SQL Server 2012 or in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3343225 | KB: 3012182
FIX: Log_Send_Rate column cannot reflect the rate accurately in SQL Server 2012 or in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3720668 | KB: 3013553
FIX: Insufficient memory error when you run an XML Validation Control Flow task on a large input file in SSIS 2012 or SSIS 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3556632 | KB: 3013861
FIX: Upgrade wizard appears again when you reopen the SSIS 2014 solution with upgraded SSIS packages
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 3548910 | KB: 3014156
FIX: An update is available that enables "Edit Top 200 Rows" option for tables and views of SQL Azure database
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3548883 | KB: 3014164
FIX: Cannot use new service tiers Basic, Standard and Premium when you deploy to Windows Azure SQL Database in SSMS 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3548922 | KB: 3014166
FIX: An update is available that enables "Select Top 1000 Rows" option for tables and views of SQL Azure database
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3557908 | KB: 3014193
FIX: The view indexes are not visible in the Object Explorer in SSMS 2014
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 3565098 | KB: 3014359
FIX: Out-of-range error occurs when you use SQL Server Managed Backup to Windows Azure
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3424685 | KB: 3014825
FIX: "No exceptions should be raised by this code" error when you run parallel query in SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 3709035 | KB: 3014867
FIX: "Remote hardening failure" exception cannot be caught and a potential data loss when you use SQL Server 2014
High Availability

VSTS BUG: 3446846 | KB: 3016334
FIX: Error when you upgrade a SQL Server 2012 SP2 instance with MDS to SQL Server 2014
DQS

VSTS BUG: 3428568 | KB: 3016518
FIX: "You do not have permission…" error when you run a report that connects to a .BISM file in PowerPivot gallery
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3306406 | KB: 3017266
FIX: "Requested value ReFS was not found" error when you install SQL Server 2014 on a local drive that is ReFS formatted
Setup & Install

VSTS BUG: 3527886 | KB: 3020112
FIX: Non-yielding error occurs when you execute DML statements in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3551049 | KB: 3020113
FIX: Error 35377 occurs when you try to access clustered columnstore indexes in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3654616 | KB: 3020116
FIX: "Non-yielding scheduler" error and AlwaysOn Availability Group transitions to RESOLVING state not Failover
High Availability

VSTS BUG: 3548637
Federations feature will be discontinued with Web and Business service tiers. The Federations related Transact-SQL code examples in SSMS are updated with comments on being discontinued.
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3548892
The Property Page shortcut menu item for databases (right-click on a database node and select Properties) on Azure databases is enabled.
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3548904
Table Designer is now be used when creating tables on the latest version of Azure SQL Database.
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3548910
The Edit Top N rows shortcut menu option is enabled (right-click on Table and selectEdit Top N Rows) for opening the Visual Database Tools with N rows populated.
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3548922
The Select Top N rows shortcut menu option (right-click a table or a view and selectSelect Top N Rows) is enabled for generating a script that will select the top N rows from a table or a view.
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3548929
The Property shortcut menu option for tables (right-click Table node and selectProperties) on Azure databases is enabled.
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3708148
The following nodes to Object Explorer for features are added in the latest version of Azure SQL Database:

  • Storage (under Database node)
  • Assemblies (Database node -> Programmability)
  • Rules (Database node -> Programmability)
  • Defaults (Database node -> Programmability)
  • Plan Guides (Database node -> Programmability)
  • Sequences (Database node -> Programmability)
  • Aggregate Functions (Database node -> Functions)
  • Application Roles (Database node -> Security -> Roles)
  • User-defined Object Types (CLR Types) (Database node -> Programmability -> Types)
  • XML Schema Collections (Database node -> Programmability -> Types)

SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3708389
The Column and Index subfolders under the Table and View nodes are added.
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3708718
The Modify and Execute Stored Procedure shortcut menu options (right-click a stored procedure) when it is connected to the latest version of Azure SQL Database are enabled.
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3708719
The Modify shortcut menu option for Functions (right-click a function) when connected to the latest version of Azure SQL Database is enabled.
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3750221
Both the Federation and Management nodes from Object Explorer when connected to the latest version of Azure SQL Database are removed. When they are connected to an Azure v. Current server only the management node is removed (Federations are still valid on Azure v.Current).
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3782631
The Memory Optimization Advisor shortcut menu option for tables on all Azure databases is removed.
SQL service

 

This update could be applied to applies to

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

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 5

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:

  1. Install the service pack on the passive node.
  2. 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:

  • SQLServer2014_RTM_CU5_3011055_12_0_2456_x64 (623 MB)
  • SQLServer2014_RTM_CU5_3011055_12_0_2456_x86 (376 MB)

Enjoy!

[EN] SQL Server 2014 RTM Cumulative Update #4 is available!

Unexpected Simplified Chinese characters appear in TextData field of Distributed Replay trace in SQL Server

An update to add new service tier and performance level to the "Import Data-tier Application…" wizard

An update to add an "Open in Management Portal" item to the context menu for SQL Azure database nodes in SSMS 2014

LOGO__SQLServer2014downloadNewest, hot and very fresh update for Microsoft SQL Server 2014 is ready and available for download. As with many previous Cumulative Updates for new systems (I observed similar stories for SQL Server 2012) this time Microsoft give us many updates. A lot of them are interesting, like three above.  In this Cumulative Update No 4 (build no 12.0.2430.0) vendor fixed almost sixty bugs for this platform. Here is the list of all:

VSTS BUG: 3260616 | KB: 2924996
FIX: Issues when you export a report to PDF that has Unicode fonts in SQL Server
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 2906081| KB: 2962767
FIX: "Cannot insert duplicate key" error occurs when you update a table by using a bitmap index that contains a partition key in SQL Server
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 2906084 | KB: 2963137
FIX: Incorrect result is returned when you query multiple dimension members in MDX and DAX in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2578274 | KB: 2963138
FIX: Parallel deadlock or self-deadlock occurs when you run a query that results in parallelism in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2906093 | KB: 2965069
FIX: Incorrect result when you execute a query that uses WITH RECOMPILE option in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 2906103 | KB: 2965654
FIX: SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014 report is cut horizontally after you apply Update MS13-088 on a computer
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 2906101 | KB: 2965922
FIX: Issue when you configure scheduled data refresh for the PowerPivot workbook in SharePoint 2013
BI Azure

VSTS BUG: 2906089 | KB: 2967103
FIX: Service broker stops working when you unregister and remove a session in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2906107 | KB: 2967594
FIX: Fatal exception when you run a query that contains CLR functions against an indexed view in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2906117 | KB: 2970421
FIX: The database sticks in role configuration phase when you perform a manual failover of a mirrored database
High Availability

VSTS BUG: 2906119 | KB: 2972411
FIX: Error when you print, print preview, or export the report to PDF in SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 2906097 | KB: 2972463
FIX: Report cache is not cleaned up when you use SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014 in SharePoint integrated mode
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 2906124 | KB: 2973921
FIX: "allow mixed content" popup when you use PowerView that contains map data in SSRS on SharePoint website
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 3260586 | KB: 2973961
FIX: Non-convergence or merge agent failure occurs when you use a custom stored procedure resolver in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2627802 | KB: 2974169
FIX: Cannot recover the In-Memory OLTP database after you enable and then disable TDE on it in SQL Server 2014
In-Memory OLTP

VSTS BUG: 2906154 | KB: 2974948
FIX: SQL Server resource goes offline when you change password for service account in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 2906091 | KB: 2975385
FIX: User obtains incorrect data when two users in the same security role run a client report in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2906126 | KB: 2975498
FIX: Cannot view Power View sheet from SharePoint 2013 when a workbook uses certain Korean characters as file name
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 3260588 | KB: 2975743
FIX: Incorrect result and exception occur when you use MDX query to do session cube grouping in SSAS
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2906151 | KB: 2976172
FIX: An access violation occurs when you perform Process Data or Process Full on a partition in a table in SSAS
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2906149 | KB: 2976861
FIX: The time is longer and longer to perform process full on an SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014 tabular model database
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2906115 | KB: 2976953
FIX: The DAX query with filter returns incorrect result after you run a DAX query without any filters in SSAS 2012 or in SSAS 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 2906135 | KB: 2979304
FIX: Error when you run RBS Maintainer in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2906153 | KB: 2980208
FIX: Permissions cannot be propagated to Subscriber in transaction replication when the Distributor is SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2906133 | KB: 2980395
FIX: A severe error occurs when you run a query that uses CTEs against the partitioned tables in SQL Server
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 3260584 | KB: 2982544
FIX: Slow to access "Explorer" or "System Administration" on MDM home page
Data Quality Services (DQS)

VSTS BUG: 3260613 | KB: 2986627
FIX: UPDATE STATISTICS performs incorrect sampling and processing for a table with columnstore index in SQL Server
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 3260594 | KB: 2986722
FIX: Error 7105 when you execute UPDATE on sparse column set while ONLINE INDEX REBUILD is running on the same table in SQL Server
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 3260607 | KB: 2987809
FIX: Report format is misaligned when you view the report that has certain report items in Internet Explorer 11
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 3260596 | KB: 2987935
FIX: Long wait on CLR_CRST when you execute spatial query that is under heavy load in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2942785 | KB: 2988166
FIX: Additional semicolons are added to object definition when you run Invoke-Sqlcmd in SQL Server
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 2906144 | KB: 2989002
FIX: Tasks shift to upper-left corner when you move or resize them while designing a maintenance plan in SSMS 2014
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 3260582 | KB: 2989043
FIX: Access denied when you try to view report history on a SharePoint site with the View Items permission
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 3260578 | KB: 2989512
FIX: MDX query returns no result when the cache is not cleared after you run a previous query in OLAP or tabular model
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3260603 | KB: 2989590
FIX: Except function does not return the calculated member that is created at the ALL member level in SSAS
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3260617 | KB: 2989810
FIX: Error in bcp_init when you do bulk copy with local temp table as input parameter in SQL Server Native Client 11.0
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3260600 | KB: 2990152
FIX: Unexpected Simplified Chinese characters appear in TextData field of Distributed Replay trace in SQL Server
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 3260612 | KB: 2991526
FIX: SSIS 2012 or SSIS 2014 XML Source task cannot load data from a URI
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 3260614 | KB: 2992414
FIX: Error in SQL task with IsQueryStoredProcedure set to True when you use .NET Data Provider for Teradata in SSIS
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 2980091 | KB: 2993262
FIX: Some rows are missing in the result when you run query to select data from Oracle linked server by using merge join
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3260618 | KB: 2993483
FIX: SSAS processing fails when you perform a Process Full operation on many partitions in a transaction
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3260623 | KB: 2993529
FIX: Business rule validation fails with collation mismatch error in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014 MDS
DQS

VSTS BUG: 2965748 | KB: 2996629
FIX: "String data, right truncation" error when you do bulk copy on DBCS by using ODBC Driver 11 in SQL Server 2014
SQL connectivity

VSTS BUG: 2952406 | KB: 2997763
FIX: Error 8646 when you run DML statement on a table with clustered columnstore index in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3155459 | KB: 2998301
FIX: Error 8654 when you run "INSERT INTO … SELECT" on a table with clustered columnstore index in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 2976564 | KB: 2999308
FIX: Add detailed information to the "Call to Excel Services returned an error" error message in SQL Server 2014 PowerPivot
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3079309 | KB: 3003023
FIX: Schema lock occurs on a table with large data when you delete lots of rows from it in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3291193 | KB: 3003755
FIX: "SQL Server edition is not supported by MDS" error when you use MDS after you apply the CU3 for SQL Server 2014
DQS

VSTS BUG: 2976604 | KB: 3003760
FIX: Cannot remove the secondary filegroup after you upgrade the database to SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3041753 | KB: 3003804
FIX: Error when you export data cleansing result with the "Data and Cleansing Info" option in SQL Server 2014 DQS
DQS

VSTS BUG: 3290528 | KB: 3004195
FIX: "sp_send_dbmail" stored procedure truncates email attachments to 64 KB in SQL Server 2014
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 3395417 | KB: 3007873
FIX: An update to add an "Open in Management Portal" item to the context menu for SQL Azure database nodes in SSMS 2014
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 3395360 | KB: 3007905
FIX: An update to the template script for creating SQL Azure database in SSMS 2014
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 3403471 | KB: 3008282
FIX: An update to add new service tier and performance level to the "Import Data-tier Application…" wizard
Management Tools

 

This update could be applied to Microsoft SQL Server 2014 RTM and applies to

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard
  • 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 4

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:

  1. Install the service pack on the passive node.
  2. 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:

>> SQLServer2014_RTM_CU4_2999197_12_0_2430_x64
>> SQL2014_RTM_ODBC_CU4_2999197_12_0_2430_x64
>> SQL2014_RTM_ODBC_CU4_2999197_12_0_2430_x86
>> SQLServer2014_RTM_CU4_2999197_12_0_2430_x86

Enjoy!