Reading Time: < 1 minute On September 28th, Microsoft released the latest Cumulative Update (CU15) targeting SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows OS.
Microsoft is recalling CU7 for SQL 2019 because of a known reliability issue with the database snapshot feature.
If you haven’t installed it yet, it is advised not to install it, even if you don’t make use of this feature, as DBCC CHECKDB also uses it. Instead wait for the CU 8 which is scheduled for the week of October-12.
You can read more here.
On August 6th, Microsoft released the latest Cumulative Update (CU14) targeting SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows OS.
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Cumulative updates (CU)
- Each new CU contains all the fixes that were included with the previous CU for the installed version of SQL Server.
- SQL Server CUs are certified to the same levels as Service Packs and should be installed at the same level of confidence.
- Microsoft recommends ongoing, proactive installation of CUs as they become available according to these guidelines:
- Historical data shows that a significant number of support cases involve an issue that has already been addressed in a released CU.
- CUs may contain added value over and above hotfixes. This includes supportability, manageability, and reliability updates.
- Microsoft recommends that you test SQL Server CUs before deploying to production environments.
A number of fixes have been released in this CU and you can check them all here.
Reading Time: < 1 minute The May release of Azure Data Studio is now available. Azure Data Studio is a multi-database, cross-platform desktop environment for data professionals using the family of on-premises and cloud data platforms on Windows, MacOS, and Linux.