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Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a large partitioned table in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014.

  • The table contains a char, varchar, or nvarchar type column.

  • You try to create an index in the column.

In this scenario, you cannot create the index, and you receive the following error message:

Msg 701, Level 17, State 123, Line 2
There is insufficient system memory in resource pool 'default' to run this query.

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