Announcing SQL Server 2016 SP1 CU8, 2014 SP2 CU11

SQL Server 2016 SP1 CU8 has a whole bunch of Analysis Services fixes, plus:

The new SQL Server 2014 SP2 CU11 only has a handful of fixes, but they include:

If you’re planning your patch windows, keep in mind Microsoft’s Modern Servicing Model for 2017. In it, they wrote that CUs will be released “every month for the first 12 months.” Let’s see if they can keep up that frantic pace – the last CU for 2017 came out a month ago, so it should be out any day.

I wouldn’t expect to see any SQL Server 2012 updates anymore – 2012 hit SP4, and aside from urgent security updates, that’s about the end of that.

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