FIX: Access violation when you try to access a table when page compression is enabled on the table in SQL Server

Applies to: SQL Server 2014 DeveloperSQL Server 2014 EnterpriseSQL Server 2014 Enterprise Core More

Symptoms


Assume that you have page compression enabled on some tables in Microsoft SQL Server. When you try to access one of the tables, an access violation occurs.

Resolution


This problem is fixed in the following updates for SQL Server:

       Cumulative Update 11 for SQL Server 2017

       Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2016 SP2

       Cumulative Update 12 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

       Cumulative Update 12 for SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2

Workaround


To work around this problem, disable page compression on tables.

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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