Microsoft has Released Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2008

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Microsoft has anounced the release of Service Pack 1 (SP1) for all editions of SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server Express 2008. SP1 does not include any enhancements to the Database Management System itself, but fixes the following bugs:
KB 968693Some queries that use the OPTION(RECOMPILE) statement may take longer to execute.
KB 956427This KB article, "You cannot add a cluster node when you install SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services and you do not install the SQL Server 2008 Database Engine," has been modified to describe an improved suggested resolution.
KB 956021The About, Execute, and Close buttons are missing when you run the Execute Package Utility in the Chinese (Taiwan) version of SQL Server 2008.
KB 955769The Shared Memory protocol for an instance of SQL Server 2008 is always enabled and the VIA protocol for the instance is always disabled after you repair the instance.
KB 958778The default instance name is set incorrectly to SQLEXPRESS when you install SQL Server Express.
It also includes slipstreaming that simplifies installation of the DBMS and Service Packs in a single step and a ClickOnce version of Report Builder 2.0. SP 1 can be downloaded from this link.

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