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2315877 - SQL Server 2014 deadlock - Data Services


  • Upgrade to SQL Server 2014 
  • Jobs with any process that will drop and recreate the target table will have intermittent Deadlocks.
  • Error : "error message for operation <SQLColumns>: <[Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 11.0][SQL Server]Transaction (Process ID 332) was deadlocked on lock resources with another process and has been chosen as the deadlock victim. Rerun the transaction.>."
  • Database Deadlock report will show the deadlocking process is procname="mssqlsystemresource.sys.sp_columns_100"
  • Database Deadlock report will show two or more tables that are being dropped and recreated at time of deadlock.
  • Data Transfer transform is creating a temporary table behind the scenes
  • Data flow has multiple template tables used as targets



SAP Data Services
Microsoft SQL Server 2014


SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Data Services 4.2


KBA , EIM-DS , Data Services , EIM-DS-EXE , Job Execution , Problem

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