FIX: Queries that contain recursive CROSS APPLY operations run slowly in SQL Server 2016

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

Symptoms


When you run a query that contains recursive CROSS APPLY operations in Microsoft SQL Server 2016, the execution is much slower than it is in an earlier version of SQL Server.

Resolution


This problem was fixed in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server:


Status


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

References


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