FIX: SQLDUMPER.EXE-initiated dumps take a long time to finish in SQL Server 2017 on Linux

Applies to: SQL Server 2017 Developer LinuxSQL Server 2017 Enterprise Core on LinuxSQL Server 2017 Enterprise on Linux

Symptoms


Assume that you have a Linux-based computer that has more than 1 TB of RAM allocated to a Microsoft SQL Server process. When you trigger a SQL Server dump by using the DBCC STACKDUMP or DBCC DUMPTRIGGER command, you notice that the dump generation process takes a long time to finish.

Resolution


This problem is fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:

       Cumulative Update 9 for SQL Server 2017

Status


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

References


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