Cumulative Update 17 for SQL Server 2008 SP3

Applies to: SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3SQL Server 2008 EnterpriseSQL Server 2008 Developer

This article describes cumulative update package 17 (Build number: 10.00.5861.00) for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 (SP3) . This update contains hotfixes for issues that were fixed after the release of SQL Server 2008 SP3.

Note This is the last cumulative update for SQL Server 2008. Mainstream support for SQL Server 2008 ends on July 8, 2014. For more information about the lifecycle for SQL Server, check out the Microsoft product support life cycle information.

How to obtain this cumulative update package

Click "Hotfix Download Available" at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If the "Hotfix Request" page doesn't appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the cumulative update package.

Hotfixes that are included in this cumulative update package

VSTS bug numberKB article numberDescriptionFix area
20019082159286 FIX: The Remote Registry service crashes when an application tries to retrieve performance counter data from an instance of SQL Server on another computerManagement Tools
23237452567304 FIX: Text is truncated from the DTExec.exe output log file when WshShell.Exec is called if the StdOut stream is redirectedIntegration Services
24453802926217 FIX: Performance problems occur when database lock activity increases in SQL ServerSQL service
21953422936984 FIX: "Failed to generate dynamic snapshot" when you call sp_MScreatemergedynamicsnapshot in SQL Server 2008SQL service
21980692952260 FIX: New FILESTREAM Filegroup can’t be recognized when you alter a partition function with SPLIT RANGE in SQL ServerSQL service
23250342963408 FIX: Error 5180 occurs when you query BLOB column data in SQL Server 2008SQL service
23250512963658 FIX: The TDE enabled database stops responding indefinitely on WRITELOG or LOGBUFFER wait in SQL Server 2008SQL service
24447662966114 FIX: Incorrect results when you execute a full-text search with a phrase that contains a hyphen in SQL Server 2008SQL service
24454882967240 FIX: Cannot reclaim free up space by using shrink operation in the table that contains a LOB column in SQL Server 2008 SQL service

Notes for this update

Cumulative update

  • We recommend that you test hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment.
  • We recommend that you apply the most recent update release .
    • This cumulative package is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing these specific problems.
    • The most recent update release contains all the hotfixes and all the updates that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 update release.
  • We recommend that you upgrade your SQL Server to the latest SQL Server 2008 service pack .

Hybrid environments deployment

When you deploy the hotfixes to a hybrid environment (Such as AlwaysOn, replication, cluster, mirroring, and cluster), we recommend that you go and refer to the following articles before you deploy them:

Cumulative update package information


To apply this cumulative update package, you must be running SQL Server 2008 SP3.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update package.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.