FIX: It takes longer time than expected to list the databases in Object Explorer in SSMS 2014

Applies to: SQL Server 2014 EnterpriseSQL Server 2014 EnterpriseSQL Server 2014 Standard

Symptoms


Assume that you have a large number of databases (for example, 5000) in an instance of SQL Server 2014. In this situation, it takes longer time than expected to expand the Databases folder in Object Explorer in SQL Server 2014 Management Studio (SSMS 2014).

Resolution


The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server:

Status


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