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

SQL Server 2012 with SP2 Slipstream ISO images fixed.

Hi all,   just to let you know that we have fixed the issue that I was referring to couple days ago (SQL Server 2012 with SP2 Slipstream ISO images do not install SP2). The new ISOs have been posted on their respective release channels (MSDN…) and are now available. The associated KB article is here…. Read more

SQL Server 2012 with SP2 Slipstream ISO images do not install SP2

Hi all,    We have been informed that SQL Server 2012 with SP2Slipstream ISO images do not install SP2. Unfortunately there is the same issue that we had with SP1that was documented here. The same workaround applies. We are working on fixing this issue. I will get back to youwith more details and timeline as… Read more

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 (SP2) RTM has released.

Dear Customers,       Microsoft SQL Server team is pleased to announce the release of SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 (SP2).   As part of our continued commitment to software excellence for our customers, this upgrade is free and doesn’t require an additional service contract. Both, the Service Pack and Feature Pack updates… Read more