[EN] SQL Server 2014 SP1 Cumulative Update #4 is available!

In December SQL Server Release Services Team released two update packs. Both for SQL Server 2014. First Cumulative Update no 4 {build no 12.0.4436.0} is for SQL Server 2014 with Service Pack 1. Microsoft change update methodolody for SQL Native Clinet (SNAC) fixes – more on my other post {HERE}

This update (VSTS BUG: 5285700 | 321185) introduces a new global property that exposes the latest CU number that is currently installed on the SQL Server. After you install this update, you can obtain the CU number information by executing either of the following queries:

          SELECT @@VERSION
          SELECT SERVERPROPERTY(‘PRODUCTUPDATELEVEL)

Additionally, this update also adds the CU number information to the first line of the SQL Server error log.

In this update packs Microsoft fixed over thirty five bugs and below you will find list of fixed errors with KB articles numbers.

VSTS BUG: 5873983 | 3107431
FIX: Arbitrary shape multi-select query ignores scoped calculations and returns unexpected results in SSAS
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 5814789 | 3099548
FIX: Can’t create database snapshot when you use DBCC CHECKDB in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5951427 | 3115789
FIX: Memory leak occurs on MEMOBJ_SOSNODE type object when you run query in sys.database_permissions in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 6174897 | 3119197
FIX: Access violation occurs when you update compressed data in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5181910 | 3074434
FIX: Out of memory error when the virtual address space of the SQL Server process is very low on available memory
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 6279778 | 3097636
FIX: Performance decrease when application with connection pooling frequently connects or disconnects in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 6279792 | 3103644
SQLTables function and sp_tables stored procedure don’t require SELECT permission any longer on user tables and views
SQL security

VSTS BUG: 6279801 | 3103472
FIX: SQL Server service performs more I/O operations on the mirror server than on the principal server
High Availability

VSTS BUG: 5832700 | 3103998
FIX: Access violation occurs when you run INSERT, UPDATE or MERGE statement on view with check option in SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 6279787 | 2835348
Update improves the Service Broker when you send messages to remote servers in SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 6070032 | 3108537
FIX: DBCC CHECKFILEGROUP reports false inconsistency error 5283 on database with partitioned table in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5853862 | 3070382
FIX: SQL Server 2014 crashes when you run a remote query in a stored procedure by using an invalid user name
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5851894 | 3123068
FIX: Log shipping restore job takes a long time on the secondary server in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5853868 | 3112710
FIX: Performance is slow when you open and read event files (.xel) by using XEvent Linq reader in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5858196 | 3124043
FIX: Query stops responding in SQL Server 2014 that starts with trace flag 2430 as startup parameter
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 6032889 | 3124048
FIX: “Invalid computer host name in the FileTable path” error when you use GetPathLocator function in SQL Server 2014
High Availability

VSTS BUG: 6028817 | 3107346
FIX: Access violation and restart of SQL Server occur when you alter an extended events session in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 6279769 | 3097970
FIX: Sp_describe_undeclared_parameters returns incorrect result when the undeclared parameter targets a decimal column
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5715114 | 3081150
FIX: Orientation setting is lost when you export a report to a Word document in SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 5723831 | 3106976
FIX: An access violation occurs when you use the TDE and BPE features in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5825257 | 3029825
FIX: DBCC CHECKDB/CHECKTABLE command may take longer in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5853864 | 3081757
FIX: Error occurs when you try to view the property of the contained database in SQL Server 2014
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 5853867 | 3098529
FIX: Assertion Failure when you change the type of a column in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 6207411 | 3101120
FIX: SQL Server stops responding when you back up the certificate that is used to encrypt the database encryption key in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5715077 | 3082877
FIX: No error is prompted when connection is ended in sqlcmd
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 6279798 | 3102243
FIX: The version and version flag properties of subscription view can’t be updated correctly in MDS 2012 or MDS 2014
Master Data Services (MDS)

VSTS BUG: 6181589 | 3113071
FIX: The SubscriptionStreams parameter is ignored by Distribution Agent in transactional replication in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5181896 | 3052461
FIX: All attributes in element are ignored when you transform XML file in SSIS 2012 or SSIS 2014
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 5181926 | 3063438
FIX: Both XSD validation and XSLT transformation fail when you run an SSIS 2014 package that contains multiple concurrent XML tasks
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 6223597 | 3123448
FIX: Error occurs when you try to start Report Builder for SSRS 2014 from Report Manager
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 6190109 | 3124049
FIX: The execution of stored procedure is replicated to subscriber incorrectly from Publisher in SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 6279794 | 3051145
FIX: SQL Server may shut down when you use Service Broker in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5699005 | 3110497
FIX: The query stops responding when you run a parallel query on the table with a columnstore index in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5833830 | 3075468
FIX: Temporary files that are created by DBCC aren’t deleted when SQL Server is restarted
SQL service

 

This update could be applied 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 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: 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.

Enjoy!

[EN] SQL Server 2014 RTM Cumulative Update #10 is available!

LOGO__SQLServer2014Another post, another SQL Server Update package. Ten 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 RTM. In this Cumulative Update No 10 {build 12.0.2556.4} Microsoft fixed over thirty bugs and below you will find list of fixed errors with KB articles numbers. One of the most interesting bug which have been resolved (and it could by applied for SQL Server 2012 SP2 and SQL Server 2014) is connected with Data Transparent Encryption:

FIX: Transparent Data Encryption certificate can’t be created in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014

Symptoms

This issue occurs when you use a certificate whose serial number is greater than 16 bytes. When this issue occurs, you receive the following error message:

Msg 15297, Level 16, State 56, Line 1
The certificate, asymmetric key, or private key data is invalid.

 

VSTS BUG: 5181892 | 3052461
FIX: All attributes in element are ignored when you transform XML file in SSIS 2012 or SSIS 2014
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 5181921 | 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: 5715070 | 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: 5715079 | 3087114
FIX: PowerPivot for SharePoint doesn’t run automatic data refresh on the first day of each month
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 5715081 | 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: 5715085 | 3077273
FIX: Rare incorrect result occurs when you run parallel query in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5715109 | 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: 5715111 | 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: 5715122 | 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: 5715130 | 3087872
FIX: Access violations when you use the FileTable feature in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5586478 | 3074434
FIX: Out of memory error when the virtual address space of the SQL Server process is very low on available memory
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4842820 | 3070382
FIX: Server crash occurs when you run a remote query in a stored procedure by using an invalid user in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5036524 | 3081757
FIX: Error occurs when you try to view the property of the contained database in SQL Server 2014
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 5618809 | 3092704
Improvements for Distribution Agent telemetry for Azure Subscriber are available in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5750004 | 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: 5707961 | 3097601
FIX: Access violation when you query against a table that contains column store indexes in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5506182 | 3098529
FIX: Assert occurs when you change the type of column in a table that has clustered columnstore index in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5181925 | 3063438
FIX: Both XSD validation and XSLT transformation fail when you run an SSIS 2014 package that contains multiple concurrent XML tasks
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 5181940 | 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: 5181948 | 3075669
FIX: SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014 crashes when you execute an MDX query that contains lots of Union expressions
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 5181960 | 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: 5181964 | 3073907
FIX: SSIS 2012 or SSIS 2014 package with an Execute SQL Task may stop responding
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 5715088 | 3080209
FIX: Error 602 when you run a stored procedure repeatedly in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 5715093 | 3090049
FIX: Transparent Data Encryption certificate can’t be created in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL security

VSTS BUG: 5715096 | 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: 5715106 | 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: 5737533 | 2682488
FIX: Backup operation fails in a SQL Server database after you enable change tracking
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5715101 | 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: 5036524 | 3081758
FIX: Can’t view the properties of a contained database in Object Explorer in SQL Server 2014 SP1
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5038262 | 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 applies to

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise Core
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Web
  • 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 10

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|SQL_AS_OLEDB_64
    SQL Server 2014|SQL14_RTM_QFE_CU10_x64
    SQL Server 2014|SQL_AS_OLEDB_64
    SQL Server 2014|SQL_AS_OLEDB_86
    SQL Server 2014|SQL14_RTM_QFE_CU10_x86
    SQL Server 2014|SQL_AS_OLEDB_86

Enjoy!

[EN] SQL Server 2012 SP2 Cumulative Update #7 is available!

Just one update package in July. In this Cumulative Update No 7 {build 11.0.5623.0} for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 (SP2) released two weeks ago Microsoft fixed thirty four bugs. Important information for all DBA (and their SEC friends) is that SQL Server 2012 SP2 Cumulative Update 7 contains the recently released Security Bulletin MS15-058 (KB3065718).

VSTSBUG: 3983191 | 3029096
FIX: The changes in Oracle databases are not replicated to SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014 databases correctly
Integration Services

VSTSBUG: 4346613 | 3030352
FIX: The change table is ordered incorrectly for updated rows after you enable change data capture for a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 database
SQL service

VSTSBUG: 4178633 | 3052461
FIX: Some attributes in element are ignored when you transform XML file in SSIS 2012
Integration Services

VSTSBUG: 4639762 | 3062001
FIX: “Failed to create kernel event for collection set” error occurs when you use Data Collection in SQL Server 2012
Management Tools

VSTSBUG: 4602046 | 3061215
FIX: “Cannot read 8 bytes from file” error occurs when you use SSIS 2012
Integration Services

VSTSBUG: 4713547 | 3064454
FIX: Hash or merge join hints may be ignored when you execute a query in SQL Server 2012
SQL performance

VSTSBUG: 4715206 | 3065060
FIX: “Unable to create restore plan due to break in the LSN chain” error when you restore differential backup in SSMS
Management Tools

VSTSBUG: 4743330 | 3068351
FIX: ROLAP Distinct Count on data source is not started when it is running from SSAS 2012 to back-end SQL Server 2014
Analysis Services

VSTSBUG: 4662556 | 3068359
FIX: “Cannot find the OLAP cube Model” error when you update the pivot table in a SharePoint document in SQL Server 2012
Analysis Services

VSTSBUG: 4520905 | 3068439
FIX: Indexed view returns incorrect result after insert or delete operation on the base table in SQL Server 2012
SQL performance

VSTSBUG: 4694348 | 3068468
FIX: Schema lock occurs on a table with large data when you delete lots of rows from it in SQL Server 2012
SQL service

VSTSBUG: 4804569 | 3068703
FIX: Error messages are logged when you execute a non-cacheable auto-parameterized query in SQL Server 2012
SQL service

VSTSBUG: 4805976 | 3068776
FIX: Incorrect results occur in a rare scenario when you run a query that contains a nested loop join and performance spool in its inner side in SQL Server 2012
SQL performance

VSTSBUG: 4524535 | 3069154
FIX: You cannot set a SQL Server 2012 database to single-user mode if the database is read-only
SQL service

VSTSBUG: 4436770 | 3069155
FIX: A deadlock occurs when you execute the sp_estimate_data_compression_savings stored procedure in SQL Server 2012
SQL service

VSTSBUG: 4925413 | 3073530
FIX: Access Violation error occurs when you run DDL SQL statements on a database in an instance of SQL Server 2012
Analysis Services

VSTSBUG: 4500307 | 3074434
FIX: Out of memory error when the virtual address space of the SQL Server process is very low on available memory
SQL service

VSTSBUG: 4928677 | 3074535
FIX: The Resource database is missing after you install updates or service packs for instances of SQL Server 2012 one after another and then restart the server
SQL service

VSTSBUG: 4683321 | 3074922
FIX: Incorrect result when you execute a full-text query with parallel execution plan in SQL Server 2012
SQL performance

VSTSBUG: 4547054 | 3074425
FIX: Contention occurs when you execute many ad-hoc queries in SQL Server 2012
SQL service

VSTSBUG: 5013383 | 3075176
FIX: You receive incorrect results from the CHANGETABLE() function when snapshot isolation for a SQL Server 2012 database
SQL service

VSTSBUG: 4495133 | 3076444
FIX: Cannot enable “change data capture” on a table that uses a unique index with more than one included column in SQL Server 2012 SP2
SQL service

VSTSBUG: 4781857 | 3075669
FIX: SSAS 2012 crashes when you execute an MDX query that contains a large number of Union expressions
Analysis Services

VSTSBUG: 4376957 | 3051243
FIX: Error 2601 occurs when you add new articles with join filters to existing merge publications
SQL service

VSTSBUG: 4705249 | 3064292
FIX: SHARING VIOLATION error 6518 occurs on CLR assembly microsoft.sqlserver.types.dll in SQL Server 2012
SQL service

VSTSBUG: 4933896 | 3073907
FIX: A SQL Server 2012 SSIS package with an Execute SQL Task may stop responding
Analysis Services

VSTSBUG: 4691746 | 3063438
FIX: XSLT transformation fails when you run an SSIS 2014 package that contains multiple concurrent XML tasks
Integration Services

VSTSBUG: 4716342 | 2965654
FIX: SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014 report is cut horizontally after you apply Update MS13-088 on a computer
Reporting Services

VSTSBUG: 4939175 | 3070147
FIX: Incorrect values are included in the description column when you query the sys.dm_xe_objects dynamic management object in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTSBUG: 4759209 | 3066299
FIX: Non-English items display in the MDS Explorer when you set language settings for web browser to English
Master Data Services (MDS)

VSTSBUG: 4817323 | 3069320
FIX: A workflow never starts in a SharePoint 2013 environment when you use SQL Server 2012 Master Data Services to start the workflow
MDS

VSTSBUG: 4465179 | 972759
FIX: Installing SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 may reset the “max_worker_threads” column value for a SQL Server Agent subsystem
Management Tools

VSTSBUG: 4834221 | 2820068
FIX: Can’t install SQL Server by using InstallShield or bootstrapping application
Setup & Install

 

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

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 ONLY

 

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 7

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:

    SQLServer2012_SP2_CU7_3072100_11_0_5623_x64
    2012_SP2_AOrcleDes_CU7_3072100_11_0_5623_x64
    2012_SP2_AOrcleSer_CU7_3072100_11_0_5623_x64
    2012_SP2_AOrcleDes_CU7_3072100_11_0_5623_x86
    SQLServer2012_SP2_CU7_3072100_11_0_5623_x86
    2012_SP2_AOrcleSer_CU7_3072100_11_0_5623_x86

     

Enjoy!