SQL Server 2012

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New Service Pack 4 for SQL Server 2012

FORE! Download Service Pack 4 here, and here’s the list of bugs it fixes. Should you install it? Sometimes people think, “I don’t need to bother installing this update because I’m not having any problems.” Well, friend, check out KB #3146404: canceling a backup crashes SQL Server. You don’t wanna […]

New Cumulative Updates for SQL Server 2012, 2014, and 2016

Good evening, and how are you doing tonight? Welcome to Café Updaté. Tonight, Chef has prepared a delicious menu from the latest, freshest market ingredients. I’ll be back in a few moments to take your drink orders and tell you about the specials, but in the meantime, get comfortable, enjoy […]

Announcing SQL Server 2012 SP3 CU5

Build 11.0.6544 brings us new fixes including: SQL 2012 crashes with an access violation when you use TRY…CATCH for bulk copy Assertion failures when you query database-state information CPU usage increases when you use CHANGETABLE High CPU usage in general Queries that run against Always On secondaries always get recompiled […]

SQL Server 2012 SP3 CU4, SP2 13 Released

SQL Server 2012 SP3 CU4 is out, and if you’re still on SP2 there’s a CU13. SP3 CU4’s improvements include: Less crashing when you run a remote query in a stored proc with an invalid user name Faster backups to a network share Windows dedupe jobs don’t corrupt FILESTREAM data […]

New SQL Server 2012 SP3 CU3, and SP2 CU12 Available for Download

If you’re on SQL Server 2012 SP3, download and install Cumulative Update 3. If you haven’t applied SP3 yet, you should probably do that first, but we won’t judge. If you want to stay on the golden oldie of SP2, you can apply Cumulative Update 12 to that. Here’s some highlights […]

New SQL Server 2012 SP3 CU1, and SP2 CU10 Available for Download

If you’re on SQL Server 2012 SP3, download and install Cumulative Update 1. If you haven’t applied SP3 yet, you should probably do that first, but we won’t judge. If you want to stay on the golden oldie of SP2, you can apply Cumulative Update 10 to that. Here’s some […]

SQL Server 2012 SP3 Now Available for Download

Can’t decide between cranberry sauce or mashed potatoes for your side dish? Consider Service Pack 3 for SQL Server 2012 instead, which brings these hot fixins: Update for dm_exec_query_stats to track memory grants – adds a whole new set of fields to the DMV! New query memory grant options available […]

SQL Server 2012 SP2 CU9 is out

Just in time for your holiday shopping, it’s the perfect gift for any SQL Server running SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2: a fresh new cumulative update package 9. Updates include: Error 17066 during encryption when you use TDE SQL Server service does more IO operations on the mirror than […]

SQL Server 2012 SP2 CU7 released

Hot on the heels of the recent security updates, we’ve got Cumulative Update 7 for SP2. Some of the interesting fixes include: Hash or merge join hints may be ignored Indexed view returns incorrect result after insert or delete operation on the base table Incorrect results occur in a rare […]