Spatial internal filter performs a series of formal checks on a subset of rows recognized as positives by spatial primary filter. These checks used to take a significant portion of total execution time for some classes of spatial queries and spatial data sets.
This fix optimizes checks and minimizes their contribution in total query execution time.
This issue is fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is an improvement for the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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