Cumulative Update #7 for SQL Server 2012 SP2

Dear Customers, The 7th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 7 contains all hotfixes which have been available since the initial release of SQL Server 2012 SP2. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#7 KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3072100 Understanding IncrementalServicingModel for… Read more

MS15-058 SQL Server Security Bulletin Released

A security bulletin for SQL Server has been released on 7/14/2015. This applies to SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, and 2014 releases. Please see the bulletin and KB links below for details on the fixes and how to download. Bulletin # KB Title Severity Impact MS15-058 3065718 Vulnerabilities in SQL Server Could Allow Remote… Read more

Announcing SQL Server Management Studio – June 2015 Release

With the release of SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview (CTP) 2.1, customers can for the first time experience the rapid preview model for their on-premises SQL Server 2016 development and test environments and can gain a faster time to production.      In addition, we are delighted to announce our first “preview” release of SQL… Read more

Partial results in a query of a clustered columnstore index in SQL Server 2014

As part of continuous improvement of the quality of SQL Server, we add new tests to stress the features in various ways. We recently discovered a corruption issue in clustered columnstore index in SQL Server 2014 as part of new stress tests. After analyzing the root cause, we have concluded that this corruption is unlikely… Read more

Cumulative Update #1 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

Dear Customers, The first cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#1 KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3067839 Understanding IncrementalServicingModel for SQL Server SQL Server Support Information: http://support.microsoft.com/ph/2855 7/8/2015 Update: Please be aware that a subset of Analysis Services (AS) hotfixes, originally released… Read more

Cumulative Update #8 for SQL Server 2014 RTM

Dear Customers, The 8th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 RTM is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 8 contains all the SQL Server 2014 RTM hotfixes which have been available since the initial release of SQL Server 2014 RTM. To learn more about the release or servicing model,… Read more

Cumulative Update #6 for SQL Server 2012 SP2

Dear Customers, The 6th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 6 contains all hotfixes which have been available since the initial release of SQL Server 2012 SP2. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#6 KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3052468 Understanding IncrementalServicingModel for SQL… Read more

Cumulative Update #16 for SQL Server 2012 SP1

Dear Customers,The 16th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 SP1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 16 contains all the SQL Server 2012 SP1 hotfixes which have been available since the initial release of SQL Server 2012 SP1. NOTE: This is the final Cumulative Update for SQL Server… Read more

SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 is now available

Approximately one year ago, we launched SQL Server 2014. Today, May 15, we are pleased to announce the release of SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 (SP1). The Service Pack is initially available for download on the Microsoft Download Center. SQL Server 2014 with SP1 will be rolling out to additional venues including MSDN/TechNet, the Volume… Read more

Cumulative Update #7 for SQL Server 2014 RTM

Dear Customers, The 7th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 RTM is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU#7 KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3046038 Understanding IncrementalServicingModel for SQL Server SQL Server Support Information: http://support.microsoft.com/ph/2855… Read more