FIX: Out of memory occurs when you use long Hekaton transactions in SQL Server 2016

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

Symptoms


When you use long Hekaton transactions in Microsoft SQL Server 2016, the Tail Cache grows long and the allocated memory cannot be freed. This causes out of memory error messages.

Resolution


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

Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2016



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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