FIX: Prolonged non-transactional usage of FileTable without instance restart may cause non-yielding scheduler error or server crash in SQL Server 2014, 2016 and 2017

Applies to: SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2SQL Server 2014 DeveloperSQL Server 2014 Enterprise

Symptoms


Assume that FileTable isused by File I/O APIs in a high traffic condition for a very long time without instancerestart. In this scenario, you may encounter a non-yielding scheduler error, 100 percent CPU usage, or a server crash. This problem occurs when a user request hits an infinite loop internally.

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 updates for SQL Server:
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