INTRODUCTION

This article describes cumulative update package 3 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1. This update contains hotfixes for issues that were fixed after the release of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1).

Note The build of this cumulative update package is known as build 10.50.2789.0.

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 that contains this hotfix.

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

2567616 The SQL Server 2008 R2 builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 was released

Important notes about this cumulative update package

  • The hotfixes in this cumulative update package is included in SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 (SP2).

  • SQL Server 2008 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:

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

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

Description

768890

972777

FIX: The SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services and SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services service stops responding when you run an ALTER command on a database while an UPDATE CUBE statement is running on the database

799310

2542225

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

783501

2562396

FIX: Exception when an MDX query uses the Crossjoin function in SSAS 2008 R2 if more than 4 billion tuples are returned

783503

2563449

FIX: XML Source component incorrectly validates external metadata even though the ValidateExternalMetadata property is set to False in SSIS 2008 R2

783506

2570501

FIX: Performance might be slow when you run a parallel query against a table that has a large amount of spatial data in SQL Server 2008 R2

799283

2574973

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

783509

2576118

FIX: SSIS does not transfer a Flat File source data if the delimiter consists of two characters in SQL Server 2008 R2 Integration Services

768603

2585784

FIX: No row or column headers are displayed in an HTML-formatted SQL Server 2008 R2 report if the LayoutDirection property is specified to RTL

771438

2587511

FIX: Error when a SQL Server performance condition alert is raised in SQL Server 2008 R2

783511

2588016

"Internal error: An unexpected exception occurred" error when you run the ProcessUpdate command if you modify the aggregation design of a dimension in SSAS 2008 R2

783500

2588047

FIX: MDX query incorrectly returns a NULL value in SSAS 2008 R2 if a linked cube contains a many-to-many dimension and a distinct count measure group

783513

2590200

FIX: "The results of the current statement cannot be stored on the server" error when UpdateCells commands concurrently perform many writeback operations in SSAS 2008 R2

783510

2590973

FIX: Exception may occur when you click the label for a report in BIDS for SQL Server 2008 R2

799316

2591692

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

799314

2591902

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

783507

2591945

FIX: SSAS 2008 R2 might crash after you install TFS 2010

778381

2592060

FIX: "A column named 'AttributeName' already belongs to this DataTable" error when you open an entity in Master Data Manager in SQL Server 2008 R2 MDS

805019

2606883

FIX: Slow performance when an AFTER trigger runs on a partitioned table in SQL Server 2008 R2

794998

2619924

FIX: SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 does not update Microsoft.AnalysisServices.SharePoint.Integration.dll module

804568

2620333

FIX: Globals.TotalPages variable shows an incorrect value in a SSRS 2008 R2 report

764186

2621453

FIX: Default name is incorrectly used in SQL Server 2008 R2 if you run a command-line script to install an instance of SQL Server at the command prompt

797720

2624056

FIX: Status window does not have text for the process progress when you process SSAS 2008 R2 objects in BIDS or SSMS

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
    item.

  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.

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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