SQL Server 2014 Cumulative Update #7 is available!

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #7 for SQL Server 2014. See this blog post for more information. KB Article: KB #3046038 41 fixes listed publicly at time of publication (47 total) Build number is 12.0.2495  Relevant for @@VERSION 12.0.2000 through 12.0.2494  Note: This cumulative update is only for RTM – […]

On-Demand Hotfix for Parallel Batch-Mode Deadlocks in SQL Server 2014

Today Microsoft released a critical, on-demand hotfix for customers using Columnstore indexes in SQL Server 2014. The hotfix addresses a scenario where a batch-mode scan that has gone parallel can deadlock, and the deadlock cannot be resolved automatically. The hotfix can be downloaded from KB #3048751 and will bump SQL Server to 12.0.2488. […]