FIX: SQL Server 2005 performance may be slower than SQL Server 2000 performance when you use an API server cursor

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Article ID: 917905 - View products that this article applies to.
Bug #: 835 (SQL Hotfix)
Bug #: 429159 (SQLBUDT)
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2005 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 2005 fix release.
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SUMMARY

This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
  • The issues that are fixed by this hotfix package
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
  • Information about whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package
  • Information about whether you must make any registry changes
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package

SYMPTOMS

When you use an API server cursor to perform a relative update, SQL Server 2005 performance may be slower than Microsoft SQL Server 2000 performance. This problem occurs when the API server cursor uses the pessimistic concurrency option.

RESOLUTION

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

  • The original release version of the SQL Server 2005-based hotfix requires the original release version of SQL Server 2005.
  • The SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1)-based hotfix requires SQL Server 2005 SP1.

    For more information about how to obtain SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    913089 How to obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2005

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain of all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
SQL Server 2005 32-bit hotfix, original release version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.sqlserver.replication.dll2005.90.1545.01,608,48012-May-200609:18x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll9.0.1545.01,559,32812-May-200609:18x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.sqlenum.dll9.0.1545.0895,77612-May-200609:18x86
Msmdlocal.dll9.0.1545.015,626,52812-May-200609:19x86
Msmdredir.dll9.0.1545.03,929,88812-May-200609:19x86
Mssqlsystemresource.ldfn/a524,28811-May-200614:09n/a
Mssqlsystemresource.mdfn/a39,845,88811-May-200614:09n/a
Osql.exe2005.90.1545.051,48812-May-200609:18x86
Replrec.dll2005.90.1545.0781,08812-May-200609:20x86
Sqlaccess.dll2005.90.1545.0349,47212-May-200609:19x86
Sqldiag.exe2005.90.1545.0960,28812-May-200609:18x86
Sqlservr.exe2005.90.1545.028,793,68812-May-200609:19x86
SQL Server 2005 64-bit hotfix, original release version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.sqlserver.replication.dll2005.90.1545.01,813,79211-May-200617:17x64
Microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll9.0.1545.01,551,13611-May-200617:17x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.sqlenum.dll9.0.1545.0863,00811-May-200617:17x86
Msmdlocal.dll9.0.1545.015,626,52812-May-200609:19x86
Msmdredir.dll9.0.1545.03,929,88812-May-200609:19x86
Mssqlsystemresource.ldfn/a524,28811-May-200614:09n/a
Mssqlsystemresource.mdfn/a39,845,88811-May-200614:09n/a
Osql.exe2005.90.1545.083,74411-May-200617:18x64
Replrec.dll2005.90.1545.01,007,39211-May-200617:17x64
Sqlaccess.dll2005.90.1545.0356,64011-May-200617:18x86
Sqldiag.exe2005.90.1545.01,127,71211-May-200617:17x64
Sqlservr.exe2005.90.1545.039,425,82411-May-200617:18x64
SQL Server 2005 64-bit hotfix for Itanium-based systems, original release version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.sqlserver.replication.dll2005.90.1545.02,521,88812-May-200616:17ia64
Microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll9.0.1545.01,551,13612-May-200616:17x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.sqlenum.dll9.0.1545.0863,00812-May-200616:17x86
Msmdlocal.dll9.0.1545.048,586,01612-May-200616:16ia64
Msmdredir.dll9.0.1545.06,079,26412-May-200616:17ia64
Mssqlsystemresource.ldfn/a524,28811-May-200614:09n/a
Mssqlsystemresource.mdfn/a39,845,88811-May-200614:09n/a
Osql.exe2005.90.1545.0123,16812-May-200616:16ia64
Replrec.dll2005.90.1545.02,137,88812-May-200616:17ia64
Sqlaccess.dll2005.90.1545.0351,52012-May-200616:16x86
Sqldiag.exe2005.90.1545.01,637,15212-May-200616:17ia64
Sqlservr.exe2005.90.1545.072,329,50412-May-200616:16ia64
SQL Server 2005 32-bit hotfix, Service Pack 1 version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Logread.exe2005.90.2175.0398,11220-Jul-200619:26x86
Microsoft.analysisservices.adomdclient.dll9.0.2175.0543,52020-Jul-200619:26x86
Microsoft.analysisservices.deploymentengine.dll9.0.2175.0138,01620-Jul-200619:26x86
Microsoft.analysisservices.dll9.0.2175.01,215,26420-Jul-200619:30x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.mgdsqldumper.dll2005.90.2175.075,55220-Jul-200619:25x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.sqlenum.dll9.0.2175.0908,06420-Jul-200619:29x86
Msgprox.dll2005.90.2175.0197,92020-Jul-200619:28x86
Msmdlocal.dll9.0.2175.015,701,79220-Jul-200619:31x86
Msmdredir.dll9.0.2175.03,967,77620-Jul-200619:31x86
Mssqlsystemresource.ldfn/a524,28820-Jul-200616:50n/a
Mssqlsystemresource.mdfn/a39,911,42420-Jul-200616:50n/a
Replprov.dll2005.90.2175.0547,61620-Jul-200619:26x86
Replrec.dll2005.90.2175.0782,11220-Jul-200619:29x86
Sqlaccess.dll2005.90.2175.0347,93620-Jul-200619:25x86
Sqlservr.exe2005.90.2175.028,952,92020-Jul-200619:31x86
Sysdbupg.sqln/a192,34619-Jul-200617:02n/a
Xpstar90.dll2005.90.2175.0292,64020-Jul-200619:40x86
Xpstar90.rll2005.90.2175.0152,86420-Jul-200619:27x86
SQL Server 2005 64-bit hotfix, Service Pack 1 version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Logread.exe2005.90.2175.0522,52820-Jul-200618:01x64
Microsoft.analysisservices.adomdclient.dll9.0.2175.0543,52020-Jul-200618:02x86
Microsoft.analysisservices.deploymentengine.dll9.0.2175.0138,01620-Jul-200611:26x86
Microsoft.analysisservices.dll9.0.2175.01,215,26420-Jul-200611:30x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.mgdsqldumper.dll2005.90.2175.091,42420-Jul-200618:00x64
Microsoft.sqlserver.sqlenum.dll9.0.2175.0875,29620-Jul-200618:01x86
Msgprox.dll2005.90.2175.0259,36020-Jul-200618:01x64
Msmdlocal.dll9.0.2175.015,701,79220-Jul-200611:31x86
Msmdredir.dll9.0.2175.03,967,77620-Jul-200611:31x86
Mssqlsystemresource.ldfNot Applicable524,28820-Jul-200608:50Not Applicable
Mssqlsystemresource.mdfNot Applicable39,911,42420-Jul-200608:50Not Applicable
Replprov.dll2005.90.2175.0745,24820-Jul-200618:02x64
Replrec.dll2005.90.2175.01,008,41620-Jul-200618:01x64
Sqlaccess.dll2005.90.2175.0355,10420-Jul-200618:01x86
Sqlservr.exe2005.90.2175.039,342,88020-Jul-200618:01x64
Sysdbupg.sqlNot Applicable192,34619-Jul-200609:02Not Applicable
Xpstar90.dll2005.90.2175.0540,44820-Jul-200618:02x64
SQL Server 2005 64-bit hotfix for Itanium-based systems, Service Pack 1 version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Logread.exe2005.90.2175.01,095,45620-Jul-200613:01IA-64
Microsoft.analysisservices.adomdclient.dll9.0.2175.0543,52020-Jul-200611:26x86
Microsoft.analysisservices.deploymentengine.dll9.0.2175.0138,01620-Jul-200611:26x86
Microsoft.analysisservices.dll9.0.2175.01,215,26420-Jul-200611:30x86
Microsoft.sqlserver.mgdsqldumper.dll2005.90.2175.0163,10420-Jul-200612:59IA-64
Microsoft.sqlserver.sqlenum.dll9.0.2175.0875,29620-Jul-200613:01x86
Msgprox.dll2005.90.2175.0542,49620-Jul-200613:00IA-64
Msmdlocal.dll9.0.2175.048,828,70420-Jul-200613:02IA-64
Msmdredir.dll9.0.2175.06,154,01620-Jul-200613:01IA-64
Mssqlsystemresource.ldfNot Applicable524,28820-Jul-200608:50Not Applicable
Mssqlsystemresource.mdfNot Applicable39,911,42420-Jul-200608:50Not Applicable
Replprov.dll2005.90.2175.01,617,18420-Jul-200613:01IA-64
Replrec.dll2005.90.2175.02,141,47220-Jul-200613:01IA-64
Sqlaccess.dll2005.90.2175.0349,47220-Jul-200613:00x86
Sqlservr.exe2005.90.2175.072,251,16820-Jul-200613:02IA-64
Sysdbupg.sqlNot Applicable192,34619-Jul-200609:02Not Applicable
Xpstar90.dll2005.90.2175.0950,56020-Jul-200613:03IA-64

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, 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

REFERENCES

For more information about cursors and concurrency control, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web sites:
Cursor concurrency (Database Engine)
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms191493.aspx

API server cursors
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms187088(d=ide).aspx

Properties

Article ID: 917905 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard X64 Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise X64 Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition
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