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
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|
|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.