SQL Server Release Blog

The Global Release Services team within the SQL Server organization is a central team providing a variety of services to one of the biggest development organizations in the world. We drive a lot of processes and business decisions which significantly impa
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SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 has released - Updated

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 16:41
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...(read more)
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Cumulative Update #5 for SQL Server 2012 SP2

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:21
Dear Customers, The 5 th 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...(read more)
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Cumulative Update #15 for SQL Server 2012 SP1

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:05
Dear Customers, The 15 th 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...(read more)
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Cumulative Update #6 for SQL Server 2014 RTM

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 18:52
Dear Customers, The 6 th 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...(read more)
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Our new engineering blog post

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 12:17
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...(read more)
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SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 SP2 CU3 Report Rendering Issues

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 18:27
I wanted to make you aware of an issue that we’ve seen on a few support cases this week. In these cases, the PDF, Print Preview, and TIFF rendering formats are affected. If you apply SQL Server 2012 SP2 CU3 or CU4, you may see a behavior where the...(read more)
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups may be reported as NOT SYNCHRONIZING after you apply SQL2012 SP2 CU3 or SQL2012 SP2 CU4 or SQL2014 CU5

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 19:23
<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...(read more)
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Cumulative Update #14 for SQL Server 2012 SP1

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 17:34
Dear Customers, The 14 th 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...(read more)
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Cumulative Update #4 for SQL Server 2012 SP2

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 02:47
Dear Customers, The 4 th 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...(read more)
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