FIX: Assertion error occurs when you run a query to access sys.dm_db_xtp_checkpoint_files in SQL Server 2016

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 Enterprise

Symptoms


When you try to run a query to access sys.dm_db_xtp_checkpoint_files in Microsoft SQL Server 2016, you may receive an assertion error that resembles the following. Additionally, a stack dump is generated.

const HRESULT HK_E_ATTENTION = MAKE_HRESULT(SEVERITY_ERROR, FAC_HK_UNCATCHABLE, 2); // 0x84000002

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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References


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