When you run a query in batch mode in Microsoft SQL Server 2016, a non-yielding condition occurs inside sqlmin!CBpSortCompareOneColumn<LineNumber>::OptCompareOneColumn.
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:
Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and security fixes that were in the previous build. We recommend that you install the latest build for your version of SQL Server:
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