A memory leak occurs when you use Azure Storage in SQL Server 2014 or 2016

A memory leak occurs when you use Azure Storage in Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or 2016 to save your database files.

Cumulative update information

The issue was fixed in the following cumulative updates of SQL Server:Recommendation: Install the latest cumulative update for SQL Server
Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. We recommend that you download and install the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:


There are no prerequisites to apply this hotfix.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 3174370 - Last Review: 10/18/2016 03:25:00 - Revision: 4.0

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