FIX: Access violation occurs when SQL is trying to promote a transaction to DTC while collecting QDS statistics

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

Symptoms


Assume that you have an Always OnAvailability Group (AG) and QDS enabled in Microsoft SQL Server 2016. In some cases, for some cross database transactions, you may notice that access violation occurs. 

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. 

Resolution


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