June 2014 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

June 2014 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

Microsoft has released the final Cumulative Update (#13) for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2. KB Article: KB #2967540 15 public fixes listed at time of publication (17 fixes total) Build number is...

SQL Server 2014 Cumulative Update #2 is Available

SQL Server 2014 Cumulative Update #2 is Available

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #2 for SQL Server 2014. Important! This Cumulative Update fixes the data loss / corruption issue with online index rebuilds that I talked about in this blog post on...

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 is available – but there's a catch!

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 is available – but there's a catch!

Service Pack 2 is available: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=43340 The build number is 11.0.5058, and this includes fixes up to and including SQL Server 2012 SP1 CU #9. (The complete list of fixes is exhaustive, including all...

The final Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 SP3

The final Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 SP3

Microsoft has released the final Cumulative Update (#17) for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3. Build # 10.00.5861 KB Article: KB #2958696 9 public fixes Relevant for builds 10.00.5500 -> 10.00.5860 NOT for SQL...

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #10 is available!

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #10 is available!

The SQL Server team has released SQL Server 2012 SP1 Cumulative Update #10. KB Article: KB #2954099 Build # is 11.0.3431 Currently there are 36 public fixes listed (38 total)  Relevant for builds 11.0.3000...

Yes, you can install SQL Server 2014 Books Online locally

Yes, you can install SQL Server 2014 Books Online locally

Update 2014-08-01: Below I mention that the T-SQL and XQuery references were not available locally with the initial release; they have now been provided (see this post for more details). I've seen people complain that...

SQL Server 2014 Cumulative Update #1 is Available

SQL Server 2014 Cumulative Update #1 is Available

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #1 for SQL Server 2014. KB Article: KB #2931693 114 fixes listed at time of publication (121 total) Build number is 12.0.2342 Relevant for @@VERSION 12.0.2000 through 12.0.2341 UPDATE...

April 2014 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

April 2014 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #12 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2. KB Article: KB #2938478 13 fixes listed at time of publication Build number is 10.50.4305 Relevant for @@VERSION 10.50.4000 through...

SQL Saturday #262 : Boston

SQL Saturday #262 : Boston

Today I gave my T-SQL : Bad Habits & Best Practices session at SQL Saturday #262 at Microsoft in Cambridge. Fun event with a lot of friendly faces. A few mishaps along the way:...

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #9 is available!

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #9 is available!

The SQL Server team has released SQL Server 2012 SP1 Cumulative Update #9. KB Article: KB #2931078 Build # is 11.0.3412 Currently there are 29 public fixes listed (33 total)  Relevant for builds 11.0.3000...

March 2014 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 SP3

March 2014 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 SP3

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 Cumulative Update #16 Build # 10.00.5852 KB Article: KB #2936421 2 public fixes Relevant for builds 10.00.5500 -> 10.00.5851 NOT for SQL Server 2008 R2...

February 2014 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

February 2014 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #11 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2. KB Article: KB #2926028 12 fixes listed at time of publication Build number is 10.50.4302 Relevant for @@VERSION 10.50.4000 through...

January 2014 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 SP3

January 2014 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 SP3

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 Cumulative Update #15 Build # 10.00.5850 KB Article: KB #2923520 3 public fixes (4 total) Relevant for builds 10.00.5500 -> 10.00.5849 NOT for SQL Server...

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #8 is available!

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #8 is available!

The SQL Server team has released SQL Server 2012 SP1 Cumulative Update #8. KB Article: KB #2917531 Build # is 11.0.3401 Currently there are 32 public fixes (34 total); the most interesting to me...

SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update #11 is available!

SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update #11 is available!

The SQL Server team has released CU #11 for SQL Server 2012 RTM. KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2908007 Build # is 11.0.2424 This build has 15 fixes NOTE: This is THE LAST CU for the RTM branch....

December 2013 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

December 2013 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #10 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2. KB Article: KB #2908087 15 fixes listed at time of publication Build number is 10.50.4297 Relevant for @@VERSION 10.50.4000 through...

November 2013 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 SP3

November 2013 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 SP3

Microsoft has released SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 Cumulative Update #14 Build # 10.00.5848 KB Article: KB #2893410 6 fixes Relevant for builds 10.00.5500 -> 10.00.5847 NOT for SQL Server 2008 R2 (10.50.xxxx)...

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #7 is available!

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #7 is available!

The SQL Server team has released SQL Server 2012 SP1 Cumulative Update #7. KB Article: KB #2894115 Build # is 11.0.3393 Currently there are 47 fixes (plus three undisclosed issues resolved); the most interesting...

October 2013 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 R2

October 2013 Cumulative Update for SQL Server 2008 R2

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #9 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2. KB Article: KB #2887606 17 fixes listed at time of publication Build number is 10.50.4295 Relevant for @@VERSION 10.50.4000 through...

SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update #10 is available!

SQL Server 2012 RTM Cumulative Update #10 is available!

The SQL Server team has released CU #10 for SQL Server 2012 RTM. KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2891666 Build # is 11.0.2420 This build has 4 fixes For most customers, this cumulative update hardly justifies the download,...