On-demand hotfix update package for SQL Server 2016 SP2 CU5

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core


This article describes an on-demand hotfix update package for Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 (SP2) Cumulative Update 5 (CU5). This update contains hotfixes for issues that were fixed after the release of SQL Server 2016 SP2. To apply this hotfix package, you must have SQL Server 2016 installed on your computer.

Note The build number of the hotfix update package is 13.0.5270.0.

Hotfixes that are included in this hotfix update package

Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that discuss these hotfixes will be released as they become available.

For more information about these Microsoft SQL Server issues, see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

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FIX: Restoring backup to SQL Server 2016 from SQL Server 2008 or 2008 R2 takes a long time


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


Hotfix Information

Hotfix for SQL Server 2016 SP2 CU5

An on-demand hotfix update is available. We recommend that customers apply this update if they are affected by the issues that are discussed in this article.

 Download the on-demand hotfix for SQL Server 2016 SP2 CU5 now.