FIX: Access violation occurs when execute a query that contains many COUNT DISTINCT operations in SQL Server 2016

Symptoms

When you execute a query that contains many COUNT DISTINCT operations in Microsoft SQL Server 2016, an access violation might occur.

Resolution

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


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Workaround

To work around this issue, break the query into multiple small queries.

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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Article ID: 3185650 - Last Review: Sep 22, 2016 - Revision: 1

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