News

SQL Server 2012 Launch

http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2012/03/27/sql-server-2012-launch-events-in-uk.aspx

Take a Journey into SQL Server 2012

http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2012/03/23/take-the-journey-into-2012-at-sql-server-connections-mar-26-29.aspx

Simplifying Management of PDW Data Warehouses with System Centre

http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2012/03/23/simplifying-management-of-pdw-appliances-with-system-center.aspx

Introducing SQL Server 2012 Interop Solutions

http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2012/03/22/introducing-sql-server-2012-interoperability-solutions.aspx

Data Services Firm Uses Microsoft BI and Hadoop to Boost Insight into Big Data

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-SQL-Server-2012-Enterprise/Klout/Data-Services-Firm-Uses-Microsoft-BI-and-Hadoop-to-Boost-Insight-into-Big-Data/710000000129

Online Gaming Firm Implements Real-Time Analytics and Scales for Planned Growth

http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Microsoft-SQL-Server-2012-Enterprise/BetOnSoft/Online-Gaming-Firm-Implements-Real-Time-Analytics-and-Scales-for-Planned-Growth/710000000130

SQL Server 2012 – Battle Tested for the NEW Mission Critical

http://blogs.technet.com/b/dataplatforminsider/archive/2012/03/13/sql-server-2012-battle-tested-for-the-new-mission-critical.aspx

Other

http://blogs.technet.com/trm/default.aspx

Events/Webcasts

SQL Server Connections

http://devconnections.com/shows/sp2012/registration.aspx?s=185

Documents

SQL Server 2012 Data Sheet

http://download.microsoft.com/download/3/6/C/36C733CA-394B-4C44-A83C-945600644B0A/SQL_Server_2012_Overview_Mar2012.pdf

New KB Articles

SQL 2005

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Developer Edition

Support in SQL Server for custom COM-based conflict resolvers that handle merge replication

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2664701

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition

SQL Server 2005 connectivity and Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/919023

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition

Troubleshooting DBCC error 2570 in SQL Server 2005 and later versions

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923247

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition

"Error 1205" when you configure transactional replication in SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2674882

SQL 2008

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services

FIX: "The index data is damaged" error message when you run an MDX query against a dimension or partition in SSAS 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2673997

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Developer Edition

FIX: "bufferLen >= colLen" assertion when you run a parallel query in SQL Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2665649

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Developer Edition

Error message in SQL Server 2008 Replication Monitor: "An error occurred while retrieving the publication data"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2650553

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition

FIX: A database page is copied into a database snapshot even though the page is not updated when you perform a read operation in SQL Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2625768

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition

FIX: "Attempting to set a non-NULL-able column's value to NULL" error message when you use a MERGE statement in SQL Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2671078

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition

FIX: Incorrect results when the SqlConnection.GetSchema method retrieves the schema information of a table in SQL Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2658474

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition

When the Filestream feature is enabled in SQL Server 2008, you receive a Stop error, and the computer restarts unexpectedly

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2678763

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services

FIX: "File error: Data may have been lost" error message when you use Excel 2010 to open an Excel report file that is exported from SSRS 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2554905

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 2

Cumulative update package 9 for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2673382

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 2

FIX: Error message when you perform a full population of a full-text index by using word breakers for Chinese language in SQL Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2680799

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3

Cumulative update package 4 for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2673383