FIX: Access violation when you use DTA to analyze a database that contains a partition table in SQL Server 2008 R2 or in SQL Server 2012

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Article ID: 2866062 - View products that this article applies to.
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Symptoms

Assume that you have a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 or Microsoft SQL Server 2012 database that contains a partitioned table. The table has a FILESTREAM column. When you use Database Engine Tuning Advisor (DTA) to analyze the database, you encounter one of the following errors:
  • The DTAEngine process fails with an access violation.
  • The DTAEngine process stops responding at the "generating reports" step.

Resolution

Cumulative update information

The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server.

Cumulative Update 7 for SQL Server 2012 SP1

Cumulative Update 10 for SQL Server 2012

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Cumulative Update 8 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2

The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 8. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2871401 Cumulative update package 8 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2
Note Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2730301 The SQL Server 2008 R2 builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 was released

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Article ID: 2866062 - Last Review: November 18, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Web
  • SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Core
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