FIX: Deadlock causes deferred transaction on the secondary replica in an Always On environment

Symptoms
In a SQL Server Always On environment, you start a large transaction on the primary replica. If a new page is allocated by a page split in the transaction, a PAGE IX lock migrates to this new page on the secondary replica. In this situation, a conflict with a PAGE X lock occurs, and a deadlock condition causes a deferred transaction in the secondary replica.
Resolution
This issue is fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:


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Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
References
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Properties

Article ID: 3189959 - Last Review: 12/28/2016 02:07:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise Core

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