KB2659694 - Cumulative update package 5 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

INTRODUCTION

This article describes cumulative update package 5 for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1). This update contains hotfixes for issues that were fixed after the release of SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1.

Note The build of this cumulative update package is known as build 10.50.2806.0.

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

858508

2019779

You may receive incorrect values when using SCOPE_IDENTITY() and @@IDENTITY

854091

2590839

FIX: Low CPU spikes at a set interval even without user activity in SQL Server 2008 R2

799333

2605756

FIX: Internal error when you run a MDX query that uses the Descendants function after you upgrade from SSAS 2005 to SSAS 2008 or to SSAS 2008 R2

854090

2624915

FIX: Part of a report is not displayed when you use the Report Viewer Web Part on a SharePoint 2010 site to view a SSRS 2008 R2 report

859283

2633357

FIX: "Non-yielding Scheduler" error might occur when you run a query that uses the CHARINDEX function in SQL Server 2008 R2

854092

2636425

FIX: Incorrect result when you update multiple Excel 2010 worksheets that use PowerPivot for Excel 2010 at the same time in SQL Server 2008 R2

854094

2644260

FIX: A main report is re-rendered when you click a link to view a drillthrough report in SSRS 2008 R2

844140

2649913

FIX: Performance might decrease when you run a query that uses the sp_cursoropen stored procedure after you upgrade from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008 or to SQL Server 2008 R2

853102

2653917

FIX: "The data refresh job failed because it has been inactive for more than 3600 seconds" error message when you use SQL Server 2008 R2 PowerPivot for SharePoint in some non-English environments

854695

2655789

FIX: Replication Log Reader Agent fails with "18773" and "18805" error messages if you set the 'large value types out of row' table option to ON for the publication article table

856859

2658214

FIX: Poor performance when you run a query that contains correlated AND predicates in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

858625

2659075

FIX: Permissions across multiple roles are not additive as expected in SSAS 2008 R2

860062

2661225

FIX: Unable to connect to a data source when you use SQL Server Analysis Services 10.0 OLE DB Provider if you enable the "Automatically detect settings" option in the Connections tab of Internet Explorer

860801

2662301

FIX: Slow performance occurs in SQL Server 2008 R2 if high CPU usage is observed with contention over the QUERY_EXEC_STATS spinlock

870325

2669148

FIX: Exception might occur when you run a parallel query that contains a CLR UDA function in SQL Server 2008 R2

856454

2675230

FIX: MDX query fails in SSAS 2008 R2 if the query contains a DAX expression that has many levels of nested binary operators


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.
    Note If you are running Windows 7, open the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.

  2. Locate the entry that was installed by this cumulative update package.

  3. Right-click the entry and select Uninstall to remove the 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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