When you create a new database in an instance of SQL Server 2017, a deadlock condition may occur.

Note The deadlock condition is more likely to occur if the instance of SQL Server has many existing databases.


This issue may occur when a background system task is running that frequently looks for existing resumable indexes in all databases.


This fix is included in Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2017.

About SQL Server 2017 builds

Each new build for SQL Server 2017 contains all the hotfixes and security fixes that were in the previous build. We recommend that you install the latest build for SQL Server 2017.


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


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