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1491443 - al_engine has high CPU or DS Designer hangs or throws error: C++ Microsoft Visual Studio Error on al_engine


  • When working with a large job, Designer hangs when importing atl or saving modifications to a large job
  • No batch or real-time job is being executed but an al_engine process launches on the Job Server machine with high CPU usage
  • After clicking the save button in the Designer an al_engine process kicks off and uses all CPU and a lot of memory.
  • When working in Designer you are getting often C++ Microsoft Visual Studio errors indicating issue is occurring in al_engine.exe
  • Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library. Runtime Error! Program: <LINK_DIR>\bin\al_engine.exe. This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way. Please contact the application’s support team for more information.



Data Services Designer XI 3.2


SAP Data Services XI 3.1 ; SAP Data Services XI 3.2


KBA , EIM-DS , Data Services , Problem

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