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Cumulative Update #1 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2

Dear Customers,

The first cumulative update for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 contains fixes released in SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 CU 6 & 7.  For customers upgrading to Service Pack 2 from SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 CU6 (Build 10.50.2811.0) or CU7 (Build 10.50.2817.0) should consider applying SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 CU1 to ensure SP1 Cumulative 6 & 7 fixes present on the system post upgrade.

To assist customers in locating hotfix solutions when migrating from SQL Server 2008 SP2 servicing releases to SQL Server 2008 SP3 we have created the table below…

I am on …

SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 or
SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 CU1 to CU5

SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 CU6 to CU7

SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 CU8 or later

Version 10.50.2500 to 10.50.2810.00

Version 10.50.2811.00 to 10.50.2817.00

Version 10.50.2818.00 or later

Fixes include in …

SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2

SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 CU1

SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 CU2 or later*

 Version 10.50.4000.0

 Version 10.50.4260.0

 Version 10.50.4261.0 or later*

* Please Note:  There is no direct alignment of fixes from SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 CU8 or later into a SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 CU2 or later releases.

Sincerely,

Abhishek Sinha
Program Manager
SQL Server Servicing & Release Team