[EN] SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 Cumulative Update 1 is available

LOGO_SQLServer2008R2v2In two previous post I wrote about Cumulative Updates for SQL Server 2008. And now, last but absolutely not least I’m writing few words about package for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 (btw. have You installed this Service Pack yet? If not, wait for my next post, I’ll write some other words about it).

In the meantime…

In this Cumulative Update 1 [version build: 10.50.2769.0.] resolves & fixed fifty six (YES: 56!) issues in total:
* twenty seven (!) issues for SQL Server Engine
* sixteen (!) issues for SQL Server Analysis Services
* one issue for SQL Server Master Data Services 
* seven issues for SQL Server Reporting Services
* one issue for SQL Server Connectivity
* four issues for SQL Server Integration Services

WOW. It’s a huge of problems, and a lot of well done job made by SQL Server Team. Below You can find short information about fixed bugs:

VSTS BUG: 746726 | 2563924
FIX: "The incoming tabular data stream (TDS) protocol stream is incorrect" error when the SQLPutData function inserts the SQL_NULL_DATA value in a TVP in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 746739 | 2563216
FIX: Dynamic image does not work in a page header or footer in SSRS 2008 R2 if the value expression uses the Global!PageNumber variable

VSTS BUG: 746741 | 2559662
FIX: Slow performance when you render a report that returns a long string of text in SSRS 2008 R2 if the text contains no carriage return characters

VSTS BUG: 746736 | 2547017
FIX: Instances of DAX functions that have no names incorrectly appear when you add a calculated member to a report that uses an SSAS 2008 R2 database as a data source

VSTS BUG: 746734 | 2545989
FIX: "A time-out occurred while waiting for buffer latch" error when many transactions concurrently update a database in SQL Server 2008 R2 if the database uses the snapshot isolation level

VSTS BUG: 746725 | 2539378
FIX: Replmerg.exe crashes when it enumerates changes to a statement in SQL Server if the stored procedure contains more than 4,000 characters

VSTS BUG: 746732 | 2539098
FIX: "Runtime error: the property DBPROP_MSMD_UPDATE_ISOLATION_LEVEL cannot be found" error when an application tries to create a connection to SSAS 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 746729 | 2535660
FIX: Role membership is synchronized even if the SynchronizeSecurity element is set to the SkipMembership value in SSAS 2008 or in SSAS 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718922 | 2532079
FIX: DML statements do not run on some columns in a table after you enable CDC on some other columns in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718953 | 2531172
FIX: "Unable to obtain the current member" error when you run an MDX query in SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services

VSTS BUG: 746724 | 2530913
FIX: "Error: 17066" occurs when you create a partitioned nonclustered index in SQL Server 2008 R2 if a parallel execution plan is used

VSTS BUG: 718941 | 2526959
FIX: Application performance issue when a query references temporary tables that are created in a session in SQL Server 2008 and in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 730659 | 2525665
FIX: SQL Server 2008 BIDS stops responding when you stop debugging a SSIS 2008 or a SSIS 2008 R2 package

VSTS BUG: 726735 | 2522893
FIX: A backup operation on a SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2 database fails if you enable change tracking on this database

VSTS BUG: 718924 | 2522708
FIX: Performance decreases after you move a report that contains a large multi-select drop-down parameter list to SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 718910 | 2521127
FIX: PowerPivot window does not open when you open an .xla or .xlam file in Excel 2010 if PowerPivot for Excel 2010 is installed

VSTS BUG: 718923 | 2520240
FIX: Permission error when you view a folder by using the "ViewMode=WebpartList" parameter in the query string for Report Manager in SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 718931 | 2519358
FIX: "The integer value is out of range" error when you pass a bigint value as the last_sync_version argument of the CHANGETABLE function in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718946 | 2518876
FIX: MDX query incorrectly returns NULL or 0 values for some measures if a calculated member is used on the row axis in SSAS 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718921 | 2518808
FIX: "Expression: (pCopySrc – command) <= (int) cmdLength" error when you add a column to a table published in a transactional publication in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718918 | 2516439
FIX: "The script ‘/MDM/ScriptResource.axd’ contains multiple calls to Sys.Application.notifyScriptLoaded(). Only one is allowed" error on a SQL Server 2008 R2 MDS website

VSTS BUG: 718897 | 2516163
FIX: Report builder 3.0 stops responding after you run a query more than two times against a report model in SSRS 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718916 | 2515489
FIX: "Exception 0xc0000005 EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION" and SQL Server 2008 R2 crashes when you start a SQL Server Extended event session

VSTS BUG: 718949 | 2515286
FIX: "There is no function ‘{urn:schemas-microsoft-com:xml-sql}:variable()" error for an XQuery query that updates the value of an XML column in SQL Server 2005, in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718933 | 2511151
FIX: Column of a Flat File source is not imported if the next column data is one byte longer than the output column width in SSIS 2005, SSIS 2008 or in SSIS 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718940 | 2510668
FIX: You can now use Package Installation Wizard (Dtsinstall.exe) to run the deployment manifest file of an SSIS package when SSIS 2008 or SSIS 2008 R2 is not installed

VSTS BUG: 718939 | 2509659
FIX: The dbo schema is preappended when you use a custom stored procedure in the sp_addarticle stored procedure

VSTS BUG: 718937 | 2506795
FIX: "Insufficient data for an Image" error when you open a .pdf file that is exported from a SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services or SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services environment

VSTS BUG: 718904 | 2504090
FIX: Access violation when you insert data into a new partition of a partitioned table after you drop a column of the table in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718901 | 2498818
FIX: Error 7359 when you run a query against a user-defined function or a view that uses a synonym on a linked server in SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718898 | 2492931
FIX: SSRS 2008 R2 crashes when you use SSRS 2008 R2 to render the enhanced metafile (.emf) format or print many reports at the same time

VSTS BUG: 718926 | 2491510
FIX: A query that has a CONTAINS predicate in a WHERE clause takes a long time to compile in SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718899 | 2484392
FIX: "xact_seqno" column in the "MSrepl_errors" table does not record a skipped row in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2 if you use the "-SkipErrors" parameter in the Distribution Agent

VSTS BUG: 718914 | 2481274
FIX: A query that uses the DATEDIFF function may run slowly in SQL Server 2005 or in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718936 | 2478514
FIX: "The merge process could not access row data" error occurs when the Merge Agent stops, and rows are set to 4 in the genstatus column in the msmerge_genhistory system table

VSTS BUG: 718930 | 2476322
FIX: A common table expression-based query that uses the CHANGETABLE function runs very slowly in SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 or SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718894 | 2451688
FIX: "CPerIndexMetaQS::ErrorAbort – Index corruption" error when you try to update a partitioned view in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 718925 | 968215
FIX: Error message when you try to bulk insert data into a table that contains a DATE type column that uses a US date format in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2: "Bulk load data conversion error"

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 1

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.

[EN] SQL Server 2008 SP1 Cumulative Update 13 is now available

LOGO_SQLServer2008Today Microsoft released a series of updates for SQL Server. In last two posts I wrote about updates for SQL Server 2005. In this and next one  I’ll write about SQL Server 2008. 

Cumulative update package no. 13 for SQL Server 2008 SP 1 [version build: 10.00.2816.00] fixed seventeen issues in total:
* fifteen issues for SQL Server Engine
* one issue for SQL Server Connectivity
* one issue for SQL Server Integration Services

Below You can find short information about fixed bugs:

VSTS BUG: 283855| KB Article: 968215
FIX: Error message when you try to bulk insert data into a table that contains a DATE type column that uses a US date format in SQL Server 2008: "Bulk load data conversion error"

VSTS BUG: 651594| KB Article: 2159286
FIX: The Remote Registry service crashes when an application tries to retrieve performance counter data from an instance of SQL Server on another computer

VSTS BUG: 642791| KB Article: 2403218 
FIX: Database mirroring session is suspended in SQL Server 2005 and in SQL Server 2008 and in SQL Server 2008 R2 if the High-performance (asynchronous) mode is used

VSTS BUG: 621914| KB Article: 2435404
FIX: Computer stops responding when you create a database that contains a FILESTREAM filegroup in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2 if a third-party mini-filter driver is installed

VSTS BUG: 654994| KB Article: 2476322
FIX: A common table expression based query that uses the CHANGETABLE function runs very slow in SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1

VSTS BUG: 671184| KB Article: 2481274
FIX: A query that uses the DATEDIFF function may run slowly in SQL Server 2005 or in SQL Server 2008

VSTS BUG: 669145| KB Article: 2489667
FIX: SQL Server Agent job runs incorrectly if it is scheduled to run every hour on the last day of every week or month in SQL Server 2005 or in SQL Server 2008

VSTS BUG: 671188| KB Article: 2490920
FIX: "Msg 2601, Level 14, State 1, Line 1 Cannot insert duplicate key row" error when you run the ALTER PARTITION FUNCTION statement to split or merge a partition range in SQL Server 2005 or in SQL Server 2008

VSTS BUG: 644445| KB Article: 2491510
FIX: A query that has a CONTAINS predicate in a WHERE clause takes a long time to compile in SQL Server 2008

VSTS BUG: 652184| KB Article:2498818
FIX: Error 7359 when you run a query against a user-defined function or a view that uses a synonym on a linked server in SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008

VSTS BUG: 668752| KB Article: 2519358
FIX: "The integer value is out of range" error when you pass a bigint value as the last_sync_version argument of the CHANGETABLE function in SQL Server 2008

VSTS BUG: 671297| KB Article: 2511151 
FIX: Column of a Flat File source is not imported if the next column data is one byte longer than the output column width in SSIS 2005 or in SSIS 2008

Microsoft has recommended to test all hotfixes before updating in production environment. This release required installed Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2008 (available HERE) before starting installation process. And the restart of system (physical or virtual computer; not only SQL Server instance) could be required.

More information about this release You can find with the article: Cumulative Update 13 for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1

If You want to go directly to download seccion jump to Request Hotfix Download Site, where You can choose version (for 32-bit, 64-bit, itanium). This release is prepared as multilingual package.