FIX: Geocentric Datum of Australia 2020 is added to SQL Server 2014, 2016 and 2017

Applies to: SQL Server 2014 DeveloperSQL Server 2014 EnterpriseSQL Server 2014 Enterprise Core

Symptoms


Assume that you use Microsoft SQL Server 2014, 2016 or 2017. You notice that the supportfor the Geocentric Datum of Australia 2020 (GDA2020) is added to sys.spatial_reference_systems viewin the form of two new spatial reference ids (SRID values) that resemble the following:
SRID7843       geographic 3D
SRID7844       geographic 2D
The two new SRIDs can be used inspatial data and all spatial methods related to geography data type.

Status


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

Resolution


This issue is fixed in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server:
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Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. Check out the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:

References


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