KB4529876 - FIX: Memory may not get released when you process partitions with data in SQL Server

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

Symptoms


When you process partitions that already have data in Microsoft SQL Server, you may notice that the memory that's expanded from the processing commands does not get released after the processing is completed. In addtition, the more processing commands you run, the more the memory grows until there's no more available memory.

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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