Assume that you use Microsoft SQL Server 2016 with a database that has the Query Store feature enabled, and Async Load is enabled through trace flag 7752. After a restart, failover, or database restore, the database may take a long time to become online while Query Store loads. The delay can be proportional to the number of queries stored in the Query Store.

Note: This issues does not affect other versions of SQL Server.


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


This issue is fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:

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Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. Check out the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:


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