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This article describes cumulative update package 10 for SQL Server 2008 R2. This update contains hotfixes for issues that were fixed after the release of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2.

Note The build of this cumulative update package is also known as build 10.50.1807.0.

We recommend that you test hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment. Because the builds are cumulative, each new update release contains all the hotfixes and all the security updates that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 R2 update release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent update release.

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 this cumulative update package

  • SQL Server 2008 R2 hotfixes are now multilingual. Therefore, the cumulative update package is not specific to one language and applies to all supported languages.

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

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How to obtain this cumulative update package

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 website:

Hotfixes that are included in this cumulative update package

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

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

VSTS bug number

KB article number




FIX: Deadlock might occur in sys.dm_database_encryption_keys DMV in SQL Server 2008 R2 when you run log shipping from many databases to one secondary server



FIX: Clustered index is not used in the execution plan in SQL Server 2008 R2 if a query uses two or more partitions



FIX: Increasing values of the ghost_record_count and version_ghost_record_count columns in SQL Server 2008 R2



FIX: Incorrect mail profile is displayed in the Alert System page in SQL Server 2008 R2



FIX: High memory usage when you run Replication Snapshot Agent in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2



FIX: Report Builder 3.0 stops responding if SSRS 2008 R2 uses forms authentication



FIX: XML data loss when a merge replication encounters a foreign key violation error in SQL Server 2005, in SQL Server 2008, or in SQL Server 2008 R2



FIX: Non-convergence or data loss if a query times out during merge replication in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2



FIX: SQLGetDiagRec function does not return errors in SQL Server 2008 R2 if a query has more than 2100 parameters is sent



FIX: Incorrect results when you commit the Unpivot transformation to a SSIS package in SSIS 2008 or in SSIS 2008 R2



FIX: Size of a data file that is committed by online page compression is larger than that is committed by offline page compression in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2



FIX: Slow performance when you restore a database in SQL Server 2008 R2 if CDC is enabled



FIX: Assertion failure or other issues occur when you run a DML query against a table or view that has two indexes in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

Cumulative update package information

Restart information

You might 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.

How to uninstall this cumulative update package

To uninstall this cumulative update package, follow these steps:

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

  2. Click
    Change or Remove Programs.

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

  4. Locate and uninstall the entry for this cumulative update package.


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:

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:

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:

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

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