FIX: Assertion failure when backing up large TDE encrypted database in SQL Server

Gäller för: SQL Server 2016 Enterprise CoreSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Developer

Symptoms


Assume that you use a large database that is Transparent Data Encryption (TDE)-encrypted in Microsoft SQL Server 2016. When you back up the database by using the BACKUP DATABASE Transact-SQL statement that has the COMPRESSION option specified, an assertion failure may occur.

Resolution


This fix is included in Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1.

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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