FIX: UPDATE STATISTICS takes very long time to generate maintenance plan for large databases in SQL Server

Gilt für: SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 Enterprise

Symptoms


Assume that you have very large database with thousands of tables and millions of columns in Microsoft SQL Server. When you run the statement UPDATE STATISTICS to generate a maintenance plan, you may notice that the UPDATE STATISTICS takes a very long time (approximately 24-48 hours) to prepare metadata for large databases.

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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