Cumulative Updates – SQL Server 2012 SP1 CU6

As part of their Incremental Service Modelling, Microsoft have released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #6.

To apply this cumulative update package, you must be running SQL Server 2012 SP1. You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update package.

This CU contains 23 fixes and is pertinent for versions 11.0.3000 — 11.0.3373.0 but is not  for SQL Server 2012 RTM (11.0.2100 — 11.0.2999). There seem to be quite a few SSAS updates in this release.

The build number of the cumulative update package is 11.0.3381.0.

Cumulative Updates – SQL Server 2012 RTM CU9

A 9th Cumulative Update is available for those users still on the RTM branch of SQL Server 2012. This is in keeping with Microsoft’s  Incremental Service Modelling.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2867319

You may have to restart your machine before the update is applied. Please check that the hotfixes which are included in this cumulative update package are relevant to you, though some of these seem fairly important, such as poor performance when you run a query that uses the LIKE operator in the WHERE clause.

This CU fixes 7 bugs, but an additional 8th issue is resolved. The version number will now be  11.0.2419.0.

Cumulative Updates – SQL Server 2012 SP1 CU5

As part of their Incremental Service Modelling, Microsoft have released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #5.

To apply this cumulative update package, you must be running SQL Server 2012 SP1. You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update package.

This CU contains 30 fixes and is pertinent for versions 11.0.3000 — 11.0.3368 but is not  for SQL Server 2012 RTM (11.0.2100 — 11.0.2999)

The build number of the cumulative update package is 11.0.3373.0.