[EN] SQL Server 2014 RTM Cumulative Update #8 is available!

LOGO__SQLServer2014On June 22nd (about week ago) Microsoft released two packages of updates. First package is the Cumulative Update No 8 {bulid no 12.0.2546.0} for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP2 and Microsoft fixed about forty bugs. Released list of bugs are below:

VSTS BUG: 4523243 | 3067826
An “Access Violation” occurs when you connect to an instance of SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4778150 | 3067257
FIX: Partial results in a query of a clustered columnstore index in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4745322 | 3051145
FIX: SQL Server may shut down when you use Service Broker in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4544422 | 3029096
FIX: The changes in Oracle databases are not replicated to SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014 databases correctly
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 4638931 | 3058512
FIX: Unpivot Transformation task changes null to zero or empty strings in SSIS 2014
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 4719045 | 3064784
FIX: Access violation occurs when you query against a table that contains column store indexes in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4745295 | 3033456
FIX: Poor performance when you run an MDX query that contains a sub-select of different granularities in SSAS 2012
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 4745316 | 3047538
FIX: Result of aggregated values is incorrect when you execute an MDX query in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 4520890 | 3067896
Incorrect results are returned in an indexed view after an Insert or Delete operation on the base table occurs in SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 4715603 | 3070139
FIX: Error 33294 occurs when you alter column types on a table that has clustered columnstore indexes in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4516100 | 3069488
“Non-yielding Scheduler” error occurs and SQL Server stops responding when a database has columnstore indexes on a Microsoft SQL Server 2014 instance
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4745318 | 3052404
FIX: You cannot use the Transport Layer Security protocol version 1.2 to connect to a server that is running SQL Server 2014 or SQL Server 2012
SQL connectivity

VSTS BUG: 4745324 | 3050636
FIX: Cannot schedule a subscription in an SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014 report when the data source is SAP NetWeaver BI type
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 4745309 | 3045333
FIX: “C2 Audit mode” option cannot be enabled by using sp_configure and restarting SQL Server
SQL security

VSTS BUG: 4745305 | 3043889
FIX: The chart in SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014 report is not updated correctly when you update the parameter in the URL of the report
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 4744173 | 3042629
FIX: Error 33415 occurs when you restart the SQL Server service or alter database in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4336261 | 3036201
FIX: The notification email link is broken when a special character is part of the URL in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014 MDS
Master Data Services(MDS)

VSTS BUG: 4638932 | 2999809
FIX: Poor performance when a query contains table joins in SQL Server 2014
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 4838266 | 3070147
Incorrect values are included in the description column when you query the sys.dm_xe_objects dynamic management object in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4320465 | 3048734
FIX: An I/O error that occurs on BPE files causes SQL Server 2014 to disable BPE
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4319316 | 3048627
FIX: “Cannot access the specified path or file on the server” when you use CSV in SSMS to back up or restore database
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 4794520 | 3067968
FIX: Paging out in memory occurs when columnstore index query consumes large memory in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4465182 | 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

VSTS BUG: 4745307 | 3051993
FIX: The value of NUMBER type is truncated when you select data from an Oracle-linked server by using OLE DB provider
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4488005 | 3066682
FIX: Error occurs when you filter data with date format that differs from DateTime attribute format setting in MDS 2014
MDS

VSTS BUG: 4745314 | 3020350
FIX: ISServerExec crashes when you execute an SSIS package that contains another set of child SSIS packages
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 4745709 | 3026954
FIX: CatalogFolder.DeployProject takes longer time to be complete when you deploy a project in SQL Server 2014 or SQL Server 2012
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 4745297 | 3035737
FIX: SSAS instance crashes when cube writeback commit transaction and processing batch are executed at the same time
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 4745299 | 3051798
FIX: Table values change after dividing and partitioning the table in SQL Server Analysis Services
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 4729309 | 3052167
FIX: Error 1205 when you execute parallel query that contains outer join operators in SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 4745312 | 3054180
FIX: It may take longer than expected to create a SQL Server LineString instance in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4632737 | 3061685
FIX: Cannot create statistics when you execute statement to create it directly or in the background in SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS BUG: 4729310 | 3063054
Update enables Premium Storage support for Data files on Azure Storage and resolves backup failures
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4745330 | 3011867
SQL Server in-place upgrade fails if the there’s no JOBS folder
Setup & Install

VSTS BUG: 4745711 | 2619077
FIX: Access violation when a missing task for a background clear operation tries to delete a missing index entry
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4728820 | 3067659
FIX: Data loss might occur when you use Windows Azure Storage in SQL Server 2014 on high latency networks
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4633760 | 3053752
FIX: PowerPivot Gallery displays Create Power View Report button incorrectly when you use SSAS 2014 as a data source
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 4507041 | 3055646
FIX: Error 35377 when you run a parallel query that contains MERGE statements in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

 

Newest part of updates is published list detailed publishing time and name of all necessary files in the package. The English version of this package has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

x86-based versions

  • SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Development Studio
  • SQL Server 2014 Analysis Services
  • SQL Server 2014 Database Services Common Core
  • SQL Server 2014 Data Quality Client
  • SQL Server 2014 Data Quality
  • SQL Server 2014 sql_dreplay_client
  • SQL Server 2014 sql_dreplay_controller
  • SQL Server 2014 Database Services Core Instance
  • SQL Server 2014 Database Services Core Shared
  • SQL Server 2014 Integration Services
  • SQL Server 2014 Reporting Services
  • SQL Server 2014 Management Studio
  • SQL Server 2014 Tools and Workstation Components

x64-based versions

  • SQL Server 2014 Business Intelligence Development Studio
  • SQL Server 2014 Analysis Services
  • SQL Server 2014 Database Services Common Core
  • SQL Server 2014 Data Quality Client
  • SQL Server 2014 Data Quality
  • SQL Server 2014 sql_dreplay_client
  • SQL Server 2014 sql_dreplay_controller
  • SQL Server 2014 Database Services Core Instance
  • SQL Server 2014 Database Services Core Shared
  • SQL Server 2014 Integration Services
  • SQL Server 2014 Reporting Services
  • SQL Server 2014 Management Studio
  • SQL Server 2014 Tools and Workstation Components

 

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

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Developer
  • 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 8

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:

    SQLServer2014_RTM_CU8_3067836_12_0_2546_x64
    2014_RTM_AOrcleDes_CU8_3067836_12_0_2546_x64
    2014_RTM_AOrcleSer_CU8_3067836_12_0_2546_x64
    2014_RTM_AOrcleDes_CU8_3067836_12_0_2546_x86
    SQLServer2014_RTM_CU8_3067836_12_0_2546_x86
    2014_RTM_AOrcleSer_CU8_3067836_12_0_2546_x86

     

Enjoy!

[EN] SQL Server 2014 RTM Cumulative Update #6 is available!

LOGO__SQLServer2014downloadIn February Microsoft released only one package for SQL Server. And it is for SQL Server 2014 RTM. In this Cumulative Update No 6 {build no 12.0.2480.0} Microsoft resolved over sixty bugs and problems, so it’s another one very big update. They solved many problems for Reporting Services, Analysis Services, MDS, SQLOS, and Setup. Most interesting from my perspective are below and of course list of all fixed problems are later in this post. 

FIX: The slides of a PowerPoint file that is exported from a PowerView report show blank when you open it in slider show mode
FIX: Abbreviations for million, billion, and others are translated incorrectly in Swedish or Italian Power View report
FIX: Power View report plots values incorrectly for line chart in SSRS in SharePoint integrated mode
FIX: SQL Server is in script upgrade mode for a long time after you apply a SQL Server hotfix or security update
FIX: Database corruption after you perform a ProcessData and then ProcessRecalc operation in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014
FIX: SQL Server 2012 SP2 CU2 cannot install the SQL Writer update when the SQL Server is non-English version
FIX: SOS_CACHESTORE spinlock contention on system table rowset cache causes high CPU usage in SQL Server 2012 or 2014
FIX: SOS_CACHESTORE spinlock contention on ad hoc SQL Server plan cache causes high CPU usage in SQL Server 2012 or 2014
FIX: DBCC CHECKDB and DBCC CHECKTABLE take longer to run when SQL CLR UDTs are involved in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
FIX: Cannot show requested dialog after you connect to the latest SQL Database Update V12 (preview) with SQL Server 2014
FIX: Cannot close the connections made by sqlagent.exe when SQL Server and SQL Server Agent run for several days
FIX: Cannot enable the change tracking in Azure SQL Database V12 that supports change tracking

 

VSTS bug: 3720641 | KB: 2840657
FIX: Performance decreases when you stage many records in MDS for SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
Master Data Services (MDS)

VSTS bug: 3720632 | KB: 2994082
FIX: Error when you edit models for some groups or users in MDS for SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
MDS

VSTS bug: 3720667 | KB: 2995211
FIX: Incorrect error when you set rotation of chart series label greater than 90 or less than -90 in an SSRS 2012 or 2014 report
Reporting Services

VSTS bug: 4067294 | 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: 3720645 | KB: 2997020
FIX: “An item with the same key has already been added” error when you review a report in SSRS 2012 or 2014
Reporting Services

VSTS bug: 3720652 | KB: 3000494
FIX: The slides of a PowerPoint file that is exported from a PowerView report show blank when you open it in slider show mode
Reporting Services

VSTS bug: 3720673 | KB: 3000562
FIX: ImageConsolidation device information setting does not work when it is specified in the RSReportServer.config file
Reporting Services

VSTS bug: 3720674 | KB: 3001713
FIX: The .csv file contains field separators when you export a report that has a tablix that has no data in SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014
Reporting Services

VSTS bug: 3720679 | KB: 3003102
FIX: The date value in the Last Run column is blank in Report Manager Details View in SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014
Reporting Services

VSTS bug: 4067278 | KB: 3006838
FIX: Instance of SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014 crashes when cube writeback commit and processing transactions are executed at the same time
Analysis Services

VSTS bug: 3720692 | KB: 3008135
FIX: Abbreviations for million, billion, and others are translated incorrectly in Swedish or Italian Power View report
SQL service

VSTS bug: 3720693 | KB: 3008416
FIX: Duplicate records in the report rendering when you use Lookup function in the expression of a matrix in SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014
Reporting Services

VSTS bug: 4067279 | KB: 3010148
FIX: Non-admin role cannot receive correct ChildCount estimates for parent/child dimension leaf members in SSAS
Analysis Services

VSTS bug: 3720691 | KB: 3010773
FIX: Power View report plots values incorrectly for line chart in SSRS in SharePoint integrated mode
SQL service

VSTS bug: 4067280 | KB: 3011465
FIX: Sequence object generates duplicate sequence values when SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014 is under memory pressure
SQL service

VSTS bug: 3720661 | KB: 3013551
FIX: SQL Server is in script upgrade mode for a long time after you apply a SQL Server hotfix or security update
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
Integration Services

VSTS bug: 4067265 | KB: 3016165
FIX: Arithmetic overflow error occurs when you add manually initialized subscriptions for publication in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS bug: 4067285 | KB: 3016384
FIX: Database corruption after you perform a ProcessData and then ProcessRecalc operation in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS bug: 4067289 | KB: 3017544
FIX: SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014 crashes when a writeback commit transaction and batch processing are executed concurrently
Analysis Services

VSTS bug: 4067291 | KB: 3019110
FIX: “Duplicate names are not allowed” error when you add multiple filters to the Power View report in SharePoint 2013
SQL service

VSTS bug: 4067300 | KB: 3021757
FIX: Duplicate sequence value is generated when you run sp_sequence_get_range in parallel with NEXT VALUE FOR function
SQL service

VSTS bug: 3989801 | KB: 3023634
FIX: Conversion error occurs when you use a business rule in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014 MDS
MDS

VSTS bug: 4067301 | KB: 3024790
FIX: SQL Server 2012 SP2 CU2 cannot install the SQL Writer update when the SQL Server is non-English version
Setup & Install

VSTS bug: 3986465 | KB: 3024815
FIX: Large query compilation waits on RESOURCE_SEMAPHORE_QUERY_COMPILE in SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS bug: 4067305 | KB: 3025408
FIX: Access violation occurs when you run and then cancel a query on distinct count partitions in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS bug: 3915402 | KB: 3025845
FIX: The transaction isolation level is reset incorrectly when the SQL Server connection is released in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS bug: 4067260 | KB: 3026082
FIX: SOS_CACHESTORE spinlock contention on system table rowset cache causes high CPU usage in SQL Server 2012 or 2014
SQL service

VSTS bug: 4067263 | KB: 3026083
FIX: SOS_CACHESTORE spinlock contention on ad hoc SQL Server plan cache causes high CPU usage in SQL Server 2012 or 2014
SQL service

VSTS bug: 4067310 | KB: 3027214
FIX: Maintenance Plan performs offline index rebuild for large object table in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
Management Tools

VSTS bug: 3967105 | KB: 3027847
FIX: Date conversion error when you use German SQL Server 2014 MDS in a German Windows operating system
MDS

VSTS bug: 3916894 | KB: 3027860
FIX: Error 17066 or 17310 during SQL Server startup
SQL service

VSTS bug: 4067313 | KB: 3028216
FIX: A crash occurs when proactive caching is triggered for a dimension in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014
Analysis Services

VSTS bug: 4067302 | KB: 3028226
FIX: Error occurs when you try to change the parameters with default values in a report in SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014
Reporting Services

VSTS bug: 4067275 | KB: 3028322
FIX: It takes longer time than usual to render a report in SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014
Reporting Services

VSTS bug: 4067296 | KB: 3029126
FIX: An internal error occurs in Power View when it is used to access an SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014 multidimensional cube
Analysis Services

VSTS bug: 3856439 | KB: 3029762
FIX: Access violation occurs when you delete rows from a table that has clustered columnstore index in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS bug: 4067312 | KB: 3029825
FIX: DBCC CHECKDB and DBCC CHECKTABLE take longer to run when SQL CLR UDTs are involved in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL performance

VSTS bug: 4001583 | KB: 3029977
FIX: OS error 665 when you execute DBCC CHECKDB command for database that contains columnstore index in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS bug: 3885366 | KB: 3030041
FIX: Error occurs when you connect to the database engine after you install CU4 for SQL Server 2014
Setup & Install

VSTS bug: 3921521 | KB: 3030325
FIX: The scheduled refresh only occurs every other day instead of every day in SQL Server 2014 PowerPivot data refresh
Analysis Services

VSTS bug: 3891407 | KB: 3030326
FIX: Entries are no longer recorded on history page when you customize data refresh in PowerPivot for SharePoint 2013
Analysis Services

VSTS bug: 3749961 | KB: 3030619
FIX: Incorrect data returned when you use DATE data type as a qualifier in a query in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS bug: 3745645 | KB: 3032067
FIX: Access denied when a newly added user browses to an MDS website in SQL Server 2014
MDS

VSTS bug: 3891762 | KB: 3032068
FIX: No MDSTrace.log file is generated after you enable tracing in the MDS 2014 web.config file
MDS

VSTS bug: 4098462 | KB: 3032087
FIX: Cannot show requested dialog after you connect to the latest SQL Database Update V12 (preview) with SQL Server 2014
Management Tools

VSTS bug: 3859399 | KB: 3034297
FIX: Cannot close the connections made by sqlagent.exe when SQL Server and SQL Server Agent run for several days
Management Tools

VSTS bug: 4072235 | KB: 3034615
FIX: Memory leak occurs when you run DBCC CHECKDB against a database in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS bug: 4045776 | KB: 3034679
FIX: AlwaysOn availability groups are reported as NOT SYNCHRONIZING
High Availability

VSTS bug: 4084380 | KB: 3035071
FIX: Error when you run a query that contains “Use database_name” or “Execute Stored_Procedure_name” command
Management Tools

VSTS bug: 4084413 | KB: 3035077
FIX: Cannot enable the change tracking in Azure SQL Database V12 that supports change tracking
Management Tools

VSTS bug: 4050736 | KB: 3035165
FIX: Error 8646 when you run DML statements on a table with clustered columnstore index in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS bug: 3894942 | KB: 3036328
FIX: The value of statement_start_offset column is incorrect in DMV sys.dm_exec_requests in SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS bug: 3988942 | KB: 3036330
FIX: Cannot use SQL Server 2014 SQL Profiler to connect to an instance of SQL Server 2005
Management Tools

 

This update could be applied to applies to

– Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Developer

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Web

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard

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 6

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 service restart).

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_CU6_3031047_12_0_2480_x64 (641 MB)
  • SQLServer2014_RTM_CU6_3031047_12_0_2480_x86 (384 MB)

Enjoy!

[EN] SQL Server 2012 SP2 Cumulative Update #4 is available!

LOGO__SQLServer2012SP2New Years, new updates. First update for SQL Server Environment has been published week ago. In this Cumulative Update No 4 {build no 11.0.5569.0} for SQL Server 2012 SP2 Microsoft fixed over forty bugs, and full list is below. Interesting fixed errora are especially for SharePoint 2013 area, DBCC CHECKDB and no-english installation.

VSTS BUG: 3720622 | KB: 2793580
FIX: An update enables you to exclude system databases from Query Statistics collection sets when you use the management data warehouse in SQL Server
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 3720640 | KB: 2840657
FIX: Performance decreases when you stage many records in MDS for SQL Server 2012
Master Data Services (MDS)

VSTS BUG: 3655067 | KB: 2970136
FIX: Cannot remove backup file after you restore the database from Windows Azure in SQL Server 2014 or SQL Server 2012
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3720631 | KB: 2994082
FIX: Error when you edit models for some groups or users in SQL Server 2012 MDS
MDS

VSTS BUG: 3720636 | KB: 2995352
FIX: “No catalog entry found for partition ID <ID> in database <Database Name>” error when you use SQL Server 2012
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3743972 | 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: 3720644 | KB: 2997020
FIX: “An item with the same key has already been added” error when you review a report in SSRS 2012
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 3720634 | 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: 3720650 | KB: 3000494
FIX: The slides of a PowerPoint file that is exported from a PowerView report show blank when you open it in slider show mode
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 3720646 | 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: 3360706 | KB: 3006838
FIX: Instance of SSAS 2012 crashes when cube writeback commit and processing transactions are executed at the same time
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3720648 | 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: 3456411 | KB: 3010148
FIX: Non-admin role cannot receive correct ChildCount estimates for parent/child dimension leaf members in SSAS 2012
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3508146 | KB: 3011465
FIX: Sequence object generates duplicate sequence values when SQL Server 2012 is under memory pressure
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3546396 | KB: 3013269
FIX: The result is incorrect when you run MDX query with unary operators in SSAS 2012
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3720660 | KB: 3013551
FIX: SQL Server is in script upgrade mode for a long time after you apply a SQL Server hotfix or security update
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3749034 | 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
Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 3660521 | KB: 3016384
FIX: Database corruption after you perform a ProcessData and then ProcessRecalc operation in SSAS 2012
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3920064 | KB: 3016518
FIX: Excel Services workbook fails to refresh using a .bism file
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3721338 | KB: 3018713
FIX: “Internal error: An unexpected error occurred” when you run MDX query in SSAS 2012
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3726428 | KB: 3019110
FIX: “Duplicate names are not allowed” error when you add multiple filters to the Power View report in SharePoint 2013
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3727380| KB: 3020750
FIX: Error or blank page when you click the workbook link under “Data Refresh – Recent Activity”
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3795803 | KB: 3021757
FIX: Duplicate sequence value is generated when you run sp_sequence_get_range in parallel with NEXT VALUE FOR function
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3857514 | KB: 3023620
FIX: Continuous refreshes occur after you configure scheduled data refresh in PowerPivot for SharePoint 2013
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3541648 | KB: 3023634
FIX: “Error converting data type nvarchar to numeric” error when you use a business rule in SQL Server 2012 MDS
MDS

VSTS BUG: 3821919 | KB: 3024790
FIX: SQL Server 2012 SP2 CU2 cannot install the SQL Writer update when the SQL Server is non-English version
Setup & Install

VSTS BUG: 3879666 | KB: 3025408
FIX: Access violation occurs when you run and then cancel a query on distinct count partitions in SSAS 2012
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3675591 | KB: 3025968
FIX: SSRS 2012 pages contain unlabeled check boxes in the detailed view
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 3937101 | KB: 3027214
FIX: Maintenance Plan performs offline index rebuild for large object table in SQL Server 2012
Management Tools

VSTS BUG: 3891562 | KB: 3027232
FIX: Error when you schedule data refresh by defining Secure Store ID in SQL Server 2012 PowerPivot for SharePoint 2013
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3938494 | KB: 3027425
FIX: Metadata cannot be removed at publisher and synchronization time increases when you use merge replication
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3916891 | KB: 3027860
FIX: Error 17066 or 17310 during SQL Server startup
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 3970866 | KB: 3028216
FIX: A crash occurs when proactive caching is triggered for a dimension in SSAS 2012
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3833497 | KB: 3028226
FIX: Error occurs when you try to change the parameters with default values in a report in SSRS 2012
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 3749376 | KB: 3029126
FIX: An internal error occurs in Power View when it is used to access an SSAS 2012 multidimensional cube
Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 3939015 | KB: 3029825
FIX: DBCC CHECKDB and DBCC CHECKTABLE take longer to run when SQL CLR UDTs are involved in SQL Server 2012
SQL performance

This update could be applied to applies to

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Web
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence
  • SQL Server 2012 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: 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_CU4_3007556_11_0_5569_x64 (601 MB)
    • SQLServer2012_SP2_CU4_3007556_11_0_5569_x86 (323 MB)

    Enjoy!