FIX: Extended events are logged together with incorrect times when you run SQL Server 2012 in a virtual machine whose state is saved for more than three days

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Article ID: 2688722
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2012 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2012 fix release.
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Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:
  • You run Microsoft SQL Server 2012 in a virtual machine.
  • The state of the virtual machine is saved for more than three days.
  • You resume the state of the virtual machine.
In this scenario, SQL Server extended events are logged together with incorrect times in the past.

Cause

This issue occurs because of an overflow in XE Engine high-performance time-synchronization functions.

Resolution

Cumulative update information

SQL Server 2012

The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2012. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2679368 Cumulative update 1 for SQL Server 2012
Note Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2692828 The SQL Server 2012 builds that were released after SQL Server 2012 was released

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

For more information about SQL Server Extended Events, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website:
General information about SQL Server Extended Events
For more information about the Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935897 An Incremental Servicing Model is available from the SQL Server team to deliver hotfixes for reported problems
For more information about the naming schema for SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499 Naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 2688722 - Last Review: November 21, 2012 - Revision: 2.1
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