FIX: FileTable directory stops responding when you create multiple files concurrently in SQL Server 2014 or 2016

Symptoms
When you concurrently create multiple files in a FileTable directory in an instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or 2016, a deadlock may occur internally in the SQL Server Engine and all the subsequent requests to FileTable directories may not be responded.

Resolution

Service pack information

This issue was fixed in the SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1 (SP1). See the SQL Server 2016 build versions.

Cumulative update information

The issue was fixed in the following cumulative update 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:
Workaround
To work around this issue, restart your instance of SQL Server 2014.
References
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Properties

Article ID: 3191062 - Last Review: 11/16/2016 09:57:00 - Revision: 2.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1, 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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