SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 has released – Updated

 Important Updates on 4/22: Immediately following the removal, we started preparing a new SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1. We have learned several things that we wanted to pass along as well as share what is happening currently:   In the 11 hours of availability, there were 270 downloads from the Download Center. No other… Read more

Cumulative Update #5 for SQL Server 2012 SP2

Dear Customers, The 5th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 5 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#5 KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3037255 Understanding IncrementalServicingModel for… Read more

Cumulative Update #15 for SQL Server 2012 SP1

Dear Customers, The 15th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 SP1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 15 contains all the SQL Server 2012 SP1 hotfixes which have been available since the initial release of SQL Server 2012 SP1. To learn more about the release or servicing model,… Read more

Cumulative Update #6 for SQL Server 2014 RTM

Dear Customers, The 6th 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#6 KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3031047 Understanding IncrementalServicingModel for SQL Server SQL Server Support Information: http://support.microsoft.com/ph/2855… Read more

Our new engineering blog post

In addition to this blog which is primarily intended to announce releases for different SQL Server versions (CUs, SPs etc), we have started a new blog which will mainly target technical content. You can follow this blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sql_server_team/. Our goal for the new blog is to post learnings and recommendations for various issues that our engineering… Read more

AlwaysOn Availability Groups may be reported as NOT SYNCHRONIZING after you apply SQL2012 SP2 CU3 or SQL2012 SP2 CU4 or SQL2014 CU5

<last update Feb 4-2015, originally published Jan 21-2015>     Dear customers,we would like to inform you of a problem that we have discovered.   When you apply SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Update 3 or SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Update 4 or SQL Server 2014 Cumulative Update 5 on… Read more

Cumulative Update #14 for SQL Server 2012 SP1

Dear Customers, The 14th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 SP1 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 14 contains all the SQL Server 2012 SP1 hotfixes which have been available since the initial release of SQL Server 2012 SP1. To learn more about the release or servicing model,… Read more

Cumulative Update #4 for SQL Server 2012 SP2

Dear Customers, The 4th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2012 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Support site. Cumulative Update 4 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#4 KB Article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3007556 Understanding IncrementalServicingModel for… Read more