Category: SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #5 is available!

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #5 is available!

The SQL Server team has released CU #5 for Service Pack 1.  KB article: KB #2861107 Build # is 11.0.3373 This build has 30 fixes by my count. Relevant for builds 11.0.3000 -> 11.0.3372....

SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update #8 is available!

SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update #8 is available!

The SQL Server team has released CU #8 for SQL Server 2012 RTM. KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2844205 Build # is 11.0.2410 This build has 6 fixes Relevant for builds 11.0.2100 -> 11.0.2409. Do not attempt to...

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #4 is available!

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #4 is available!

The SQL Server team has released CU #4 for Service Pack 1.  KB article: KB #2833645 Build # is 11.0.3368 This build has 39 fixes by my count. For more information about this cumulative...

SQL Server 2012 Cumulative Update #7 is available!

SQL Server 2012 Cumulative Update #7 is available!

The SQL Server team has released CU #7 for SQL Server 2012 RTM. KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2823247 Build # is 11.0.2405 This build has 17 fixes Relevant for builds 11.0.2100 -> 11.0.2404. Do not attempt to...

March 2013 Cumulative Updates – SQL Server 2012 SP1 & 2008 SP3

March 2013 Cumulative Updates – SQL Server 2012 SP1 & 2008 SP3

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #3 Build # 11.0.3349 KB Article: KB #2812412 38 fixes! Relevant for builds 11.0.3000 -> 11.0.3348 NOT for SQL Server 2012 RTM (11.0.2100 -> 11.0.2999) SQL...

SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update #6 is available!

SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update #6 is available!

The SQL Server team has released CU #6 for SQL Server 2012 RTM. KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2728897 Build # is 11.0.2401 This build has 22 fixes Relevant for builds 11.0.2100 -> 11.0.2400. Do not attempt to...

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #2 is available!

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #2 is available!

The SQL Server team has released CU #2 for Service Pack 1, which should include all of the fixes from CU #5, as well as some others.  KB article: KB #2790947 Build # is...

December 2012 Cumulative Updates are available for SQL Server 2008 R2

December 2012 Cumulative Updates are available for SQL Server 2008 R2

Microsoft released new cumulative updates for SQL Server.  SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update # 10 KB Article:  KB #2783135 16 fixes are listed at the time of publication Build number...

Cumulative Update #5 is available for SQL Server 2012 RTM

Cumulative Update #5 is available for SQL Server 2012 RTM

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #5 for SQL Server 2012 RTM. Note this is *not* a cumulative update for Service Pack 1. So if your build # is >= 11.0.3000, you should not be...

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #1 is available!

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #1 is available!

Waited to deploy SQL Server 2012 until Service Pack 1 was released? Then held off because Service Pack 1 did not include important updates from Cumulative Update #3 and Cumulative Update #4? You're running...

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 is available – this time for sure!

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 is available – this time for sure!

Last week I mentioned in passing that Service Pack 1 is now available, while I was blogging from the PASS Summit keynote. I wanted to put up an official post instead of having it...

October 2012 Cumulative Updates are available – SQL Server 2008 R2 & SQL Server 2012

October 2012 Cumulative Updates are available – SQL Server 2008 R2 & SQL Server 2012

Microsoft released new cumulative updates for SQL Server; they announced them on their blog several hours ago.  SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update # 4 KB Article: KB #2758687 25 fixes are listed at the...

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 CTP4 is available

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 CTP4 is available

This morning the SQL Server team announced the release of Service Pack 1 CTP4 for SQL Server 2012. Back in July I talked about CTP3 and how the release contained BI features only; no...

SQL Server 2012 Cumulative Update #3 is available!

SQL Server 2012 Cumulative Update #3 is available!

Today the SQL Server Release Services Team has released the third Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2012. The KB article is at: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2723749. The build number is: 11.0.2332.0. There are 35 fixes publicly documented at the...

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 CTP3 is available – but there's a catch

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 CTP3 is available – but there's a catch

Back on July 5th, I somehow missed that the SQL Server team had published a Community Technology Preview (CTP) for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1. This is the 3rd CTP (I guess I...

July 2012 : Cumulative Updates for SQL Server 2008 are available

July 2012 : Cumulative Updates for SQL Server 2008 are available

Today Microsoft has released two new cumulative updates for SQL Server 2008. Cumulative Update #11 for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 2 Knowledge Base Article: KB #2715951 At the time of writing, there are...

SQL Server 2012 Cumulative Update #2 is available!

SQL Server 2012 Cumulative Update #2 is available!

Today the SQL Server Release Services Team has released the second Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2012. The KB article is at: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2703275. The build number is: 11.0.2325.0. There are 37 fixes publicly documented at the...

A cautionary tale about grandfathering CAL licenses in SQL Server 2012 Enterprise

A cautionary tale about grandfathering CAL licenses in SQL Server 2012 Enterprise

UPDATE 2020-01-28 – Microsoft has addressed my primary concern here in the SQL Server 2019 License Terms dialog: This is a great change, but I suspect a lot of people will still just check-check-next....

Seacoast SQL Users Group : What's New in SQL Server 2012

Seacoast SQL Users Group : What's New in SQL Server 2012

Tonight I presented my "What's New in SQL Server 2012" deck to the folks up in Portsmouth, NH. The deck can be downloaded here.  File Attachment: AB_NH_SQL2012.pptx.zip

SQL Server 2012 Cumulative Update #1 is available!

SQL Server 2012 Cumulative Update #1 is available!

While I joked earlier this month that SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 was released on the same day as General Availability (hey, it's Microsoft's fault since they decided to GA on April 1),...

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 is available!

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 is available!

Microsoft has released Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2012. Though so far it is only being made available for the x64 platform. You can download here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35575 And read about the fixes in...