Microsoft has just published the Fourth Cumulative Update (CU4) for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP1. If this CU covers an issue you are experiencing, you should install it quickly. Otherwise, it is not mandatory.

Which issues are covered by CU4?

This CU4 contains 39 Hotfixes:

  • 24 for the Engine
  • 3 for SSIS
  • 7 for SSAS
  • 5 for SSRS

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If you need more information and/or details on these hotfixes, click here.

Historic of SQL Server 2012

The build number of this fourth Cumulative Update is 11.00.3368.
Let’s resume the different versions of SQL Server 2012 we have for the moment:

Date SQL Server 2012 version Build
November 2010 Community Technology Preview 1 (CTP1) 11.00.1103
July 2011 Community Technology Preview 3 (CTP3) 11.00.1440
November 2011 Release Candidate 0 (RC0) 11.00.1750
December 2011 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) 11.00.1913
March 2012 RTM 11.00.2100
April 2012 Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) 11.00.2316
June 2012 Cumulative Update 2 (CU2) 11.00.2325
August 2012 Cumulative Update 3 (CU3) 11.00.2332
October 2012 Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-070 11.00.2376
October 2012 Cumulative Update 4 (CU4) 11.00.2383
November 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1) 11.00.3000
November 2012 Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) 11.00.3321
January 2012 First Hotfix for SP1 11.00.3335
January 2013 Cumulative Update 2 (CU2) 11.00.3339
March 2013 Cumulative Update 3 (CU3) 11.00.3349
April 2013 Second Hotfix for SP1 11.00.3350
May 2013 Cumulative Update 4 (CU4) 11.00.3368

On the same time, a Cumulative Update has also been published by Microsoft for SQL Server 2008 SP3. It is the 11th (CU11). You can have a look at it here.

A hotfix has been also released in April. It covers the impossibility to create or open SSIS projects or maintenance plans after applying Cumulative Update 3 for SQL Server 2012 SP1. More information about this hotfix is available here.


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Stéphane Savorgnano