FIX: Deadlock causes deferred transaction on the secondary replica in an Always On environment

Symptoms

In a SQL Server Always On environment, you start a large transaction on the primary replica. If a new page is allocated by a page split in the transaction, a PAGE IX lock migrates to this new page on the secondary replica. In this situation, a conflict with a PAGE X lock occurs, and a deadlock condition causes a deferred transaction in the secondary replica.

Resolution

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


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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: 3189959 - Last Review: Dec 28, 2016 - Revision: 1

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