FIX: Long time required to purge many members from an entity in SQL Server 2016 Master Data Services

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

Symptoms


When you purge (permanently delete) many members from an entity in SQL Server 2016 Master Data Services (MDS), it takes a very long time to remove those members.

Resolution


The fix for this issue is included in the following cumulative update 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


Purge Version Members (Master Data Services)

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