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SQL Server 2014 Cumulative Update 3 Now Available

32 fixes on initial public list

Microsoft has released the cumulative update package 3 for SQL Server 2014. There are 32 hotfixes listed in the initial public fix list, including:

  1. "Failed to generate dynamic snapshot" when you call sp_MScreatemergedynamicsnapshot in SQL Server
  2. Poor performance when you use table variables in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
  3. "Query Timeout Expired" when you preview a command of an SSIS package in SSDT
  4. Excel rendering extension produces corrupted files when rendering a NaN or Infinity value in SQL Server Repoting Services (SSRS) 2012 or SSRS 2014
  5. Attributes sort incorrectly after you use the Attribute Properties function in SQL Server MDS Add-in for Excel
  6. Data-driven subscription can't be created when the driving query takes longer than 30 seconds to execute in SQL Server
  7. Cannot open the memory-optimized table template remotely in SQL Server 2014
  8. Incorrect folder when deploying SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014 PowerPivot solutions by using SharePoint 2013 Central Admin
  9. Sub-total of calculated measure is incorrect (non-filtered) when you execute MDX query in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014
  10. SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014 fails with IsolatedStorageException when subscriptions exported to Excel worksheets are larger than 10 MB
  11. w3wp.exe process crashes during merge replication with SQL Server Compact subscribers and precomputed partitions
  12. "Parameter missing value" error when you use a drillthrough report in SharePoint in SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014
  13. Incorrect DBA reference of business rules after you upgrade SQL Server 2008 R2 MDS to SQL Server 2012 MDS or SQL Server 2014 MDS
  14. "Non-yielding scheduler" error when you insert or update many rows in one transaction in SQL Server 2014
  15. Access violation when you query sys.extended_properties table in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
  16. Error when you insert a record into a FileTable or FILESTREAM in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
  17. Blank value is set to NULL value in a business rule in MDS of SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
  18. Log Reader Agent crashes during initialization when you use transactional replication in SQL Server
  19. Error when you complete an SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) 2014 image after specifying a non-default root directory
  20. Incorrect result when you use LIKE pattern to match the Japanese repeat character (Cho-On) in SQL Server
  21. UPDATE or INSERT statement on CCI makes sys.partitions not match actual row count in SQL Server 2014
  22. Log Reader Agent fails when you upgrade from SQL Server 2008 to SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014
  23. Image completion setup fails when you use SysPrep to install localized version of SQL Server
  24. Cannot create indexed view on a clustered columnstore index and BCP on the table fails in SQL Server 2014
  25. Auto-statistics creation increases the compilation time for natively compiled stored procedure in SQL Server 2014
  26. LCK_M_SCH_M occurs when you access memory-optimized table variables outside natively compiled stored procedures
  27. "The current SQL Server edition is not supported by MDS" error when you browse to the MDS website
  28. An access violation occurs when you use UPDATE STATISTICS on a computed column in SQL Server 2014
  29. A visible foreground console window is open when you preview a report in an SSRS 2014 report project in SSDT
  30. Update enables SQLDOM to support "service_objective" in the Microsoft Azure SQL Database
  31. Some columns in sys.column_store_segments view show NULL value when the table has non-dbo schema in SQL Server 2014
  32. Dimension attribute is lost in Excel PivotTable Field List when you set AttributeHierarchyDisplayFolder to "\" in SSDT-BI

Hotfix Download

Microsoft recommends that you test hotfixes before you deploy them in a SQL Server production enivronment and that you upgrade your SQL Server to the next SQLServer 2014 service pack.

Related: Migrating to SQL Server 2014

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