KB4508472 - FIX: Intermittent "row not found" error at Azure SQL DB Subscriber caused by duplication of BEGIN TRAN statements

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Assume that you use Transactional replication in SQL Server 2016 or 2017 with Microsoft Azure SQL Database (DB) Subscriber, and you use multiple subscription streams. With this configuration, when there's a deadlock between the different subscription streams, the Distribution Agent will try to roll back all open transactions, and there will be a retry in single subscription mode. In this situation, you may see an intermittent "row not found" error at the Subscriber.


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


Cumulative Update Information:

This fix is included in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server:

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On-Demand Hotfix Information:

This issue is fixed in the following on-demand hotfix for SQL Server:


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