FIX: It takes a long time to perform lots of write operations on SSAS databases in SQL Server 2016

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

Symptoms


Assume that you connect to Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services (SSAS 2016). When you perform lots of write operations in a short period, many txn####.vmp (transactional version map files) files are created. This may cause the operations taking a long time to finish. Additionally, error messages that contain event ID 0x411E0014 are logged in the msmdsrv.log file.

Date/Time Message: (Source: FilePath\FileName, Type: 1, Category: 286, Event ID: 0x411E0014)

Resolution


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

       Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

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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