FIX: DAX query requires more than 200 times of memory than the size of the database in SQL Server 2017 multidimensional model database

Applies to: SQL Server 2017 Developer WindowsSQL Server 2017 Enterprise WindowsSQL Server 2017 Enterprise Core Windows

Symptoms


When you run a Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) query in SQL Server 2017 multidimensional model database, you may notice that the DAX query requires more than 200 times of memory than the size of the database.

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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