[EN] SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM Cumulative Update 9 is available

LOGO_SQLServer2008R2v2The second one from two new updates for SQL Server is Cumulative Update 9 for SQL Server 2008 R2 RTM. It is definitely bigger than previous (I wrote about on my blog), but could be important too.

In this Cumulative Update 9 [version build: 10.50.1804.0.] resolves & fixed thirty four issues in total:
* eighteen (!) issues for SQL Server Engine
* eight issues for SQL Server Analysis Services
* one issue for SQL Server Servicing Experience 
* two issues for SQL Server Reporting Services
* two issues for SQL Server Manageability
* three issues for SQL Server Integration Services

Below You can find short information about fixed bugs:

VSTS BUG: 752804 | 2591945
FIX: SSAS 2008 R2 might crash after you install TFS 2010

VSTS BUG: 762330 | 2590973
FIX: Exception might occur when you click the label of a chart in a report in BIDS for SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 771394 | 2590200
FIX: "PFE_XA_PERSISTED_RESULT_EXISTS" error when UpdateCells commands concurrently perform many writeback operations in SSAS 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 719603 | 2588047
FIX: MDX query incorrectly returns a NULL value in SSAS 2008 R2 if a linked cube contains a many-to-many dimension and a distinct count measure group

VSTS BUG: 762942 | 2588016
FIX: "Internal error: An unexpected exception occurred" error when you run the ProcessUpdate command if you modify the aggregation design of a dimension in SSAS 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 757438 | 2576118
FIX: SSIS does not transfer the Flat File source data if the delimiter consists of two characters in SQL Server 2008 R2 Integration Services

VSTS BUG: 756014 | 2574714
FIX: Incorrect results when an MDX query runs against an SSAS 2008 database if you set the RealTimeOlap property to True

VSTS BUG: 699010 | 2574699
FIX: Database data files might be incorrectly marked as sparse in SQL Server 2008 R2 even while the physical files are marked as not sparse in the file system

VSTS BUG: 751561 | 2570501
FIX: Performance might be slow when you run a parallel query against a table that has a large amount of spatial data in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 762744 | 2569923
FIX: Upload jobs of data collector quickly open and close a large number of TCP ports if the jobs upload data to a MDW database in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 742646 | 2563449
FIX: XML Source component incorrectly validates external metadata even though the ValidateExternalMetadata property is set to False in SSIS 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 742009 | 2562971
FIX: "The SQL Server Analysis Services service terminated unexpectedly" error when a query uses the MDSCHEMA_MEMBERS rowset and a [MEMBER_NAME] restriction in SSAS 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 762740 | 2562812
FIX: Error code 17065 when you trace a stored procedure that contains a TVP if the TVP contains a large amount of text or of image data in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 741049 | 2562396
FIX: Exception when an MDX query uses the Crossjoin function in SSAS 2008 R2 if more than 4 billion tuples are returned

VSTS BUG: 740719 | 2561690
FIX: Data collector collects query statistics slowly in SQL Server 2008 R2 if the database server has many connections

VSTS BUG: 762742 | 2546715
FIX: Non-convergence when a custom stored procedure propagates data changes for a transactional replication in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 730664 | 2544983
FIX: "’Databaseproperty’ is not a recognized built-in function name" error when you replicate a SQL Server 2008 or a SQL Server 2008 R2 transactional publication in SQL Server "Denali"

VSTS BUG: 726720 | 2543687
FIX: Errors when client application sends an attention signal to SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 730668 | 2543217
FIX: Reports and schedules are deleted from the report server database if SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services cannot communicate with the SharePoint object model

VSTS BUG: 730666 | 2535705
FIX: An access violation occurs when you restore a database and run the sp_replcounters stored procedure at the same time on a server that is running SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 726730 | 2530921
FIX: Incorrect results when you run an INSERT SELECT UNION ALL statement in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 730656 | 2525165
FIX: Error message "ORA-01722: invalid number" when you replicate a table to an Oracle server subscriber in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2 if a varchar (max) column of the table contains a long value record

VSTS BUG: 762746 | 2524743
FIX: Recovery takes longer than expected for a database in a SQL Server 2008 or in a SQL Server 2008 R2 environment

VSTS BUG: 726727 | 2519638
FIX: Error 6512 when you run the sp_addsubscription stored procedure if the "@sync_type" parameter is set to "replication support only" in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 696489 | 2510788
FIX: Success message is incorrectly logged when a distributed transaction of an SSIS 2005 package, of an SSIS 2008 package or of an SSIS 2008 R2 package is aborted

VSTS BUG: 693769 | 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

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 9

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 R2 SP1 Cumulative Update 2 is available

LOGO_SQLServer2008R2v2It’s going to standard (and I’m starting to liking), that Microsoft publishing news for more than one Updates at the same time. Now we can get two Cumulative Updates. The first one is for SQL Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1.

In this Cumulative Update 2 [version build: 10.50.2882.0.] resolves and fixed nineteen issues in total:
* fourteen issues for SQL Server Engine
* four  issues for SQL Server Analysis Services
* one issue for SQL Server Servicing Experience 

Below You can find short information about fixed bugs:

VSTS BUG: 726728 | 2519638
FIX: Error 6512 when you run the sp_addsubscription stored procedure if the "@sync_type" parameter is set to "replication support only" in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 762747 | 2524743
FIX: Recovery takes longer than expected for a database in a SQL Server 2008 or in a SQL Server 2008 R2 environment

VSTS BUG: 730657
2525165
FIX: Error message "ORA-01722: invalid number" when you replicate a table to an Oracle server subscriber in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2 if a varchar (max) column of the table contains a long value record

VSTS BUG: 726731 | 2530921
FIX: Incorrect results when you run an INSERT SELECT UNION ALL statement in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 726744 | 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: 730667 | 2535705
FIX: An access violation occurs when you restore a database and run the sp_replcounters stored procedure at the same time on a server that is running SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 764604 | 2536225
FIX: CLR stored procedure returns NULL after it is recompiled in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 730665 | 2544983
FIX: "’Databaseproperty’ is not a recognized built-in function name" error when you replicate a SQL Server 2008 or a SQL Server 2008 R2 transactional publication in SQL Server "Denali"

VSTS BUG: 762743 | 2546715
FIX: Non-convergence when a custom stored procedure propagates data changes for a transactional replication in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 762741 | 2562812
FIX: Error code 17065 when you trace a stored procedure that contains a TVP if the TVP contains a large amount of text or of image data in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 748217 | 2567763
FIX: Aggregation design assignment might be removed in SSAS 2008 R2 if you run the Analysis Services Deployment Wizard to deploy a database

VSTS BUG: 762745 | 2569923
FIX: Upload jobs of data collector quickly open and close a large number of TCP ports if the jobs upload data to a MDW database in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

VSTS BUG: 770765 | 2574699
FIX: Database data files might be incorrectly marked as sparse in SQL Server 2008 R2 even when the physical files are marked as not sparse in the file system

VSTS BUG: 768768 | 2585885
FIX: INSERT or DELETE statements are replicated to the wrong table partition in SQL Server 2008 R2 if you run an ALTER TABLE statement that contains the SWITCH PARTITION command

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 2

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 preparing as multilingual package.

[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.