FIX: Tlog grows quickly when you run auto cleanup procedure in SQL Server 2014, 2016 and 2017

Applies to: SQL Server 2017 Developer WindowsSQL Server 2017 Enterprise Core WindowsSQL Server 2017 Enterprise Windows


Consider the following scenario:

  • Assume that you install Microsoft SQL Server 2014, 2016 or 2017.
  • You enable the Change Tracking feature on any of the tables in your database. You also enable auto cleanup in this database.
  • When the auto cleanup procedure runs in this database, you notice that the Transaction Log (Tlog) grows quickly.


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


Cumulative Update Information:

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

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