7 Change Tracking

This section identifies changes that were made to this document since the last release. Changes are classified as New, Major, Minor, Editorial, or No change.

The revision class New means that a new document is being released.

The revision class Major means that the technical content in the document was significantly revised. Major changes affect protocol interoperability or implementation. Examples of major changes are:

  • A document revision that incorporates changes to interoperability requirements or functionality.

  • The removal of a document from the documentation set.

The revision class Minor means that the meaning of the technical content was clarified. Minor changes do not affect protocol interoperability or implementation. Examples of minor changes are updates to clarify ambiguity at the sentence, paragraph, or table level.

The revision class Editorial means that the formatting in the technical content was changed. Editorial changes apply to grammatical, formatting, and style issues.

The revision class No change means that no new technical changes were introduced. Minor editorial and formatting changes may have been made, but the technical content of the document is identical to the last released version.

Major and minor changes can be described further using the following change types:

  • New content added.

  • Content updated.

  • Content removed.

  • New product behavior note added.

  • Product behavior note updated.

  • Product behavior note removed.

  • New protocol syntax added.

  • Protocol syntax updated.

  • Protocol syntax removed.

  • New content added due to protocol revision.

  • Content updated due to protocol revision.

  • Content removed due to protocol revision.

  • New protocol syntax added due to protocol revision.

  • Protocol syntax updated due to protocol revision.

  • Protocol syntax removed due to protocol revision.

  • Obsolete document removed.

Editorial changes are always classified with the change type Editorially updated.

Some important terms used in the change type descriptions are defined as follows:

  • Protocol syntax refers to data elements (such as packets, structures, enumerations, and methods) as well as interfaces.

  • Protocol revision refers to changes made to a protocol that affect the bits that are sent over the wire.

The changes made to this document are listed in the following table. For more information, please contact dochelp@microsoft.com.

Section

Tracking number (if applicable) and description

Major change (Y or N)

Change type

2.2.1 Namespaces

Added eng500 and eng500_500 namespaces.

Y

Content update.

2.2.4.2.2.4 Trace

Added information about the event_session element.

Y

Content update.

2.2.4.2.2.4.3 Event_Session

Added section.

Y

New content added.

2.2.4.2.2.4.3.1 event

Added section.

Y

New content added.

2.2.4.2.2.4.3.2 action

Added section.

Y

New content added.

2.2.4.2.2.4.3.3 target

Added section.

Y

New content added.

2.2.4.2.2.4.3.4 objectNames

Added section.

Y

New content added.

2.2.4.2.2.4.3.5 parameter

Added section.

Y

New content added.

2.2.4.2.2.4.3.6 unary_expr

Added section.

Y

New content added.

2.2.4.2.2.5 Database

Added the TabularMetadata value to the XSD and the table.

Y

Content update.

3.1.4.2.2.1 Discover

Added reference to [MS-SSAS-T].

Y

Content update.

3.1.4.2.2.1.2.1 PropertyList

Added the ReturnAffectedObjects element to the XSD and the table.

Y

Content update.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.1.1 Columns

Added descriptions of COMPATIBILITY_LEVEL, TYPE, VERSION, DATABASE_ID, DATE_QUERIED, CURRENTLY_USED, and POPULARITY columns.

Y

Content update.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.6.1 Columns

Added description of DIMENSION_IS_VISIBLE column.

Y

Content update.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.44.1 Columns

Added descriptions of SESSION_COMMAND_COUNT, RESTRICT_CATALOG_NAME, RESTRICT_CATALOG_ID, THREAD_POOL_USED, REQUEST_ACTIVITY_ID, and CLIENT_ACTIVITY_ID columns.

Y

Content update.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.61 DISCOVER_CSDL_METADATA

Removed deployment mode limitation.

Y

Product behavior note updated.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.63 MDSCHEMA_FUNCTIONS

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.63.1 Columns

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.65 DISCOVER_XEVENT_TRACE_DEFINITION

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.65.1 Columns

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.66 DISCOVER_XEVENT_PACKAGES

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.66.1 Columns

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.67 DISCOVER_XEVENT_OBJECTS

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.67.1 Columns

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.68 DISCOVER_XEVENT_OBJECT_COLUMNS

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.68.1 Columns

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.69 DISCOVER_XEVENT_SESSIONS

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.69.1 Columns

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.69.2 Additional Restrictions

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.70 DISCOVER_XEVENT_SESSION_TARGETS

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.70.1 Columns

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.2.2.1.3.70.2 Additional Restrictions

Added section.

Y

New content added.

3.1.4.3.2.1.1 Command Element

Added reference to [MS-SSAS-T] for discussion of Tabular objects.

Y

Content update.

3.1.4.3.2.1.1.27 Batch

Added product behavior note about execution of the Discover command within a Batch.

Y

New product behavior note added.

3.1.4.3.2.1.1.32 DBCC

Added section.

Y

New content added.

6 Appendix A: Product Behavior

2952415 : Added SQL Server 2016 to the list of applicable products.

Y

Content update.

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