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Article ID: 2890095 - Last Review: April 21, 2014 - Revision: 4.0

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Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a linked server configured between a local server and a remote server.
  • You have a client application that runs a distributed query against a large table in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2012, or SQL Server 2014. The large table is on the remote server.
  • The remote query session is halted forcedly on the SQL Server that contains the database for some reason. For example, the remote query session is halted forcedly due to log shipping or database restore.
In this scenario, only a partial result set may be returned to the client application, and no error is generated.


The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server.

Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2014  ( )

Cumulative Update 8 for SQL Server 2012 SP1  ( )

Cumulative Update 11 for SQL Server 2012   ( )

Cumulative Update 9 for SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2  ( )

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

Applies to
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Developer
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Enterprise
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Enterprise
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard
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