Consider the following scenario:

  • You create a Master Data Services (MDS) database by using the Create Database wizard, and select the "Case-sensitive" option in the Database page of the wizard.

  • You create an entity that contains a domain-based attribute.

  • The domain-based attribute is based on another entity that contains similar Name or Code values.

  • You open the entity in MDS Explorer.

In this scenario, the domain-based attribute may display incorrect values. For example, if you have "aa" and "AA" domain-based attribute values, the domain-based attribute only displays the value "aa" even though the values that are stored in the MDS database are "aa" and "AA."


The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server:

Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. We recommend that you download and install the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:


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

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