Cumulative Update #14 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

The 14th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU14 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4459860 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Announcing Updates to the Modern Servicing Model for SQL Server

On September 28, 2017 we announced the Modern Servicing Model for SQL Server.  In that announcement, we made reference to two changes in SQL Server 2017 servicing: SQL Server 2017 Cumulative Updates (CU) will be released monthly for the 1st year, and quarterly from then on during Mainstream support phase CU Slipstream Media, similar to… Read more

Released: SSAS and SSRS 2017+ Management Packs (7.0.10.0)

We are happy to announce that Management Packs for SQL Server 2017 Analysis Services and Reporting Services are released. Please download at: Microsoft System Center Management Pack for SQL Server 2017+ Analysis Services Microsoft System Center Management Pack for SQL Server 2017+ Reporting Services Version Agnostic SSAS and SSRS MPs As you might recall, we introduced… Read more

Cumulative Update #11 for SQL Server 2017 RTM

The 11th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2017 RTM is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU11 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4462262 Starting with SQL Server 2017, we are adopting… Read more

Cumulative Update #3 for SQL Server 2016 SP2

The 3rd cumulative update release for SQL Server 2016 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU3 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4458871 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2016 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Cumulative Update #11 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

The 11th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2016 SP1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU11 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4459676 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2016 SP1 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Released: Public Preview 2 for Version Agnostic SQL Server MP (2012-2017)

We are adding support in the existing version agnostic SQL Server MP (2017+) to monitor older versions of the server, specifically 2012 through 2016. SQL Server 2008 and R2 end of support is nearing (July 2019) so we will leave monitoring 2008 in its own MP. This is an update to the public preview we released earlier… Read more

Cumulative Update #10 for SQL Server 2017 RTM

The 10th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2017 RTM is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU10 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4342123 Starting with SQL Server 2017, we are adopting… Read more

Cumulative Update #13 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

The 13th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU13 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4456287 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update:… Read more

Issue with security update for the Remote Code Execution vulnerability in SQL Server 2016 SP1 (GDR): August 14, 2018

On Tuesday August 14 we published a Security Update for six different releases of SQL Server 2016 and 2017. For one of those releases, SQL Server 2016 SP1 GDR (KB4293801), an issue may occur after applying the update where the sqlceip.exe process experiences an unhandled exception.  This will only occur if the updated instance was… Read more