Monthly Archive: April 2015

SQL Server 2014 Cumulative Update #7 is available!

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...

SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 was available – but there's a catch!

SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 was available – but there's a catch!

Stop me if you've heard this one before.  Microsoft has released Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2014. However, do not install it if you use the SSIS catalog (SSISDB). From the Release Services...

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

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...