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Cumulative Update 7 available for SQL Server 2005 SP2 - get it now to test and apply (if needed)

Here is another candidate of 7 within Cumulative Update service for SQL Server 2005 SP2.

SQL Server Release Services team has announced (yesterday) that another instalment of Cumulative Update (series here) for SQL Server 2005 on Service Pack 2, it is not easy decision for User Community to apply with CU than going Service Pack release which is more stable as it proved from previous versions.

So the golden rule is always test this CU7 and to obtain the usual route (since CU5) was raising a online request (as referred on KBA949095):

..... it is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing these specific problems. This cumulative update package may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by any of these problems, we recommend that you wait for the next SQL Server 2005 service pack that contains the hotfixes in this cumulative update package.

To resolve this problem, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain the cumulative update package. To submit an online request to obtain the cumulative update package, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

In addition to this if you need to know about previous CU releases refer to KBAs below (that was articulated on the above KBA): 

CU#6 KB Article

CU#5 KB Article

CU#4 KB Article

CU#3 KB Article:

CU#2 KB Article:

CU#1 KB Article:

CumulativeBlog subject posts.

Again the best advice is to refer the above KBAs and download it if you are affected by the speciified problem within those articles, though these are public announced one but not with available for free, overall it is best to test it before applying on live instance.

 

 

Published Tuesday, April 15, 2008 10:16 PM by ssqa.net

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