FIX: Checkpoint files are missing from sys.dm_db_xtp_checkpoint_files on SQL Server 2016

Consider the following scenario:
  • You have installed Microsoft SQL Server 2016 on your computer.
  • You use the INSERT INTO or the DELETE FROM statement on the instance of SQL Server 2016.
  • You check the total checkpoint files by using the SELECT * FROM SYS.DM_DB_XTP_CHECKPOINT_FILES statement.
In this scenario, you may find that the number of files on the disk is more than what you saw on through the Dynamic Management View (DMV). 
The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server: Recommendation: Install the latest cumulative update for SQL Server
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Article ID: 3173975 - Last Review: 07/25/2016 22:57:00 - Revision: 1.0

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

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