FIX: STDEVX.P returns an incorrect result when you calculate the standard deviation in SQL Server 2014

Symptoms
Assume that you calculate the standard deviation of the same data that contains exactly 10 items by using the STDEV.P function and the STDEVX.P function separately. You notice the result that is returned by STDEV.P differs from the result that is returned by STDEVX.P. In this case, the result that is returned by STDEVX.P is incorrect.
Resolution
This problem was first fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:


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Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 3147297 - Last Review: 05/31/2016 07:02:00 - Revision: 2.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Developer, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard

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