SQL Server 2005 SP3

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Wow, it's here! After the phase of SQL Server 2005 SP3 beta has ended, Microsoft has announced that SQL Server 2005 SP3 is available for download. SQL Server 2005 SP3 includes all cumulative updates up until and including Cumulative Update 9. Though it has just been released, there is already a Knowledge Base article about customizing the TokenAndPermUserStore cache store in SQL Server 2005 SP3 Still, if you have installed SQL Server 2005 Cumulative Update 9 or SQL Server 2005 Cumulative Update 10, then you may have encountered an error message such as "Unexpected Error Occurred" which was already...

SQL Server SP3 Beta and more news

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Well apparently, you can miss out on a lot of things during a two weeks vacation. Luckily I came back in time to see SP3 Beta for SQL Server 2005 get released! But I'll talk about that in a bit... The announcement of Project Gemini in SQL Server 2010 sparked a very heated debate in the BI Community, over how much it might be abused by users as an alternative to an organized DW \ OLAP solution. The discussion did not go unnoticed by Microsoft. I guess I can only sum up by saying that we'll see what happens in...

Cumulative Update Package 7 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Microsoft has recently announced the release of Cumulative Update Package 7 for SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2. CU 7 comes 2 months after its predecessor (just like they promised) and yet again, the groundwork is already built for Cumulative Update Package 8. You can read more about Cumulative Update Package 7 and also download CU 7 upon request from Microsoft Support. You should be aware though, that the Microsoft PSS SQL Support team has announced that installing Cumulative Update Package 7 can impact your SSAS backup and sync operations....