Creating or updating statistics takes a long time on a large memory-optimized table in SQL Server 2016

When you use memory-optimized tables in Microsoft SQL Server 2016, it takes a long time to create or update statistics on a large memory-optimized table that has a columnstore index. Similarly, it might take a very long time to compile a query on the table if the automatic update statistics option AUTO_UPDATE_STATISTICS is turned on.

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Article ID: 3170996 - Last Review: 07/26/2016 00:34:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Developer, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard

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