FIX: ShortestLineTo() and STDistance() methods return incorrect result for the shortest distance in SQL Server 2016

Symptoms

When you use the geography method ShortestLineTo() to retrieve a LineString instance that has two points representing the shortest distance between two geographies, at least one of which contains circular arc segments, in SQL Server 2016, you may receive an incorrect result. 

Similarly, when you use the geography method STDistance() to retrieve the shortest distance between two geographies, at least one of which contains circular arc segments, you may receive an incorrect result.

Resolution

The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server:
Recommendation: Install the latest cumulative update for SQL Server

Status

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

References

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Propriedades

ID do Artigo: 3175203 - Última Revisão: 25 de jul de 2016 - Revisão: 1

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