INTRODUCTION

Cumulative Update 2 contains hotfixes for the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 issues that have been fixed since the release of SQL Server 2008 R2. Some updates for StreamInsight 1.0 are released together with Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2008 R2.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2120979 StreamInsight 1.0 updates that are released together with Cumulative Update package 2 for SQL Server 2008 R2
Note This build of this cumulative update package is also known as build 10.50.1720.0.

We recommend that you test hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment. Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 R2 fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

981356 The SQL Server 2008 R2 builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 R2 was released

Important notes about the cumulative update package

  • The hotfixes in this cumulative update package is included in SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1).

  • SQL Server 2008 R2 hotfixes are now multilanguage. Therefore, there is only one cumulative hotfix package for all languages.

  • One cumulative hotfix package includes all the component packages. The cumulative update package updates only those components that are installed on the system.

More Information

How to obtain Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2008 R2

A supported cumulative update package is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing these specific problems. This cumulative update package may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by any of these problems, we recommend that you wait for the next SQL Server 2008 R2 service pack that contains the hotfixes in this cumulative update package.

If the cumulative update is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the cumulative update package.

Note If additional issues occur or any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific cumulative update package. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support

SQL Server 2008 hotfixes that are included in Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2008 R2


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


For more information about the SQL Server bugs, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

SQL bug number

KB article number

Description

459852

979778

FIX: You receive an error message when you run a query that uses a parent/child dimension in SSAS 2008

459848

979785

FIX: Error message when you use the Script Wizard to generate scripts for stored procedures in SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2

450270

980653

SQL Server 2008 R2 Cumulative Update 2, SQL Server 2008 SP1 Cumulative Update 7 and SQL Server 2005 SP3 Cumulative Update 9 introduce trace flag 4136 that can be used to disable the "parameter sniffing" process

450653

980883

FIX: Proactive caching starts unexpectedly when you insert data in SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008 R2

451121

980948

FIX: Metadata is corrupted when you move SSAS 2005 or SSAS 2008 R2 data folders from one computer to another computer

458483

981502

FIX: A query that uses a parallel query plan returns different results every time that you run the query in SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008 R2

459853

981611

FIX: An access violation occurs when you use the COUNT_BIG function and the OVER clause in a query in SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2

451123

981713

FIX: A query returns an incorrect result if it uses an index that is being rebuilt online in SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008 R2

459189

981867

FIX: A calculated member that uses filtered dimension members returns an incorrect result in SSAS 2005 or SSAS 2008 R2

459858

981899

FIX: An exception occurs when you filter or run an MDX query on a database that contains a dynamic set in SSAS 2008 or SSAS 2008 R2

459860

981922

FIX: An assertion failure occurs when you run a parameterized query that has many parameters in SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2 and that has the SHOWPLAN_XML option enabled

459861

981928

FIX: The DynamicHeight property and the DynamicWidth property for a Chart control inside a tablix data region are not applied correctly for all the charts in SSRS 2008 or SSRS 2008 R2

459862

981973

FIX: The data in a custom report item is displayed incorrectly after you export the report to a PDF format file by using the ReportExecutionService.Render method in SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services

459864

982321

FIX: Error message when you process an index of a partition in SSAS 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2

459866

982417

FIX: A query returns incorrect results for the ChildCount, DrilledDown, and ParentSameAsPrevious properties of a calculated member in SSAS 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2

459867

982418

FIX: "An unexpected error occurred" error message when you use the OPENROWSET function to access an SSAS 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2 database

459863

982441

FIX: You receive error 666 when you rebuild an index online on a partition scheme in SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2

459869

982631

FIX: A SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services report that contains a table with a child group does not comply with the Section 508 standards

459868

983286

FIX: "A connection cannot be made" error message in SSAS 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2 when you try to connect to a database

449853

982850

FIX: No result is returned when you run a Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) query that uses the Filter function against a dimension in SQL Server 2008 R2

459905

2028769

FIX: An Excel workbook that contains a PowerPivot table is corrupted after you upload the Excel workbook to a SharePoint PowerPivot gallery

472752

2163958

FIX: The SQL Server Utility dashboard may report incorrect CPU usage on DAC databases in SQL Server 2008 R2

464295

2163980

FIX: The SQL Server service cannot start after you install cumulative update package 1 for SQL Server 2008 R2 if a UCP exists in the instance of SQL Server

497736

2143880

Bugs that are fixed in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services June Update

Cumulative update package information

Restart information


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

Registry information


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



How to uninstall the cumulative update package


To uninstall the cumulative update package, follow these steps:

  1. In Control Panel, open the
    Add or Remove Programs
    item.

  2. Click
    Change or Remove Programs
    .

  3. To see all the updates for the SQL Server 2008 R2 installation, click to select the
    Show Updates
    check box.

  4. Uninstall the cumulative hotfix package.

References


For more information about the Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

935897
An Incremental Servicing Model is available from the SQL Server team to deliver hotfixes for reported problems

For more information about the naming schema for SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

822499
New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684
Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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