[EN] SQL Server 2012 SP2 Cumulative Update #9 is available!

Week ago SQL Server Release Services Team released new update package for SQL Server 2012.

This update (VSTS BUG: 5285719 | 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 Cumulative Update No 9 {build no 11.0.5641.0) for SQL Server 2012 with Service Pack 2, Microsoft fixed twelve issues:

VSTS BUG: 5725383 | 3102243
FIX: The version and the version flag properties of a subscription view can’t be updated correctly in MDS 2012
Master Data Services (MDS)

VSTS BUG: 5514346 | 3103293
FIX: Error 17066 occurs during the encryption operation when you use TDE in SQL Server 2012
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5835424 | 3103472
FIX: The SQL Server service performs more I/O operations on the mirror server than on the principal server
High Availability

VSTS BUG: 5689513 | 3103644
SQLTables function and sp_tables stored procedure don’t require SELECT permission any longer on user tables and views
SQL security

VSTS BUG: 5686787 | 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
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5641871 | 3103016
FIX: SSRS stops responding when you try to export a report to a .pdf document in SQL Server 2012
Reporting Services

VSTS BUG: 4272469 | 2682488
FIX: Backup operation fails in a SQL Server database after you enable change tracking
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 4812002 | 3082877
FIX: No error is prompted when a connection is ended in sqlcmd
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5646993 | 3097636
FIX: Performance decrease when an application that has connection pooling frequently connects or disconnects in SQL Server
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5699533 | 3051145
FIX: SQL Server may shut down when you use Service Broker in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5544328 | 3097970
FIX: Sp_describe_undeclared_parameters returns incorrect result when the undeclared parameter targets a decimal column
SQL service

VSTS BUG: 5687797 | 2835348
Update improves the Service Broker when you send messages to remote servers in SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server 2014
SQL service

 

This update could be applied for:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2

 

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

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 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!