FIX: Non-yielding scheduler issue occurs in SQL Server when you run an online build for an index that's not partition-aligned

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core

Symptoms


Consider the following scenario:
  • You run an online index build operation in Microsoft SQL Server.
  • The index is not aligned with the partition scheme.
  • The index has at least one nvarchar or ntext column.
In this scenario, SQL Server may encountera non-yielding scheduler condition.

Status


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

Resolution


This issue is fixed in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server:
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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:

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