KB3189060 - Standard edition of SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services (Tabular mode) ignores the 16 GB memory limit

Symptoms

Assume that you use the Standard edition of Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services (Tabular mode). When you run memory-intensive queries, Analysis Services (msmdsrv.exe) consumes up to 64 GB of memory despite the hard limit of 16 GB that is set for the Standard edition of SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services (Tabular mode).

Resolution

The fix for this issue is included in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:

Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2016

Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. Check out the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:

Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2016

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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