Known Issue In Cumulative Updates For SQL Server 2005 SP3 In Analysis Services Processing Engine

Dear SQL Server Customers,


We have learned of degraded customer experience with SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 (SP3) Cumulative Update (CU) 6 (Build number ranges below).


Customers using SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services may see the symptom as described in KB 978145The KB article provides further details of the issue with a link to the SQL Server 2005 SP3 CU 7 hotfix packages.


Affected Build Range

Customers with SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 3 (SP3) build 09.00.4266 to 09.00.4272.



SQL Server release

Affected SQL Server version


SQL Server 2005 SP3

9.00.4266 to 9.00.4272

Apply SQL Server 2005 SP3 Cumulative Update package 7.


Abhishek Sinha

Program Manager

SQL Server Sustained Engineering