Sunday, October 16, 2016

Memory-Optimized table memory limit - SQL Server Brain Basher of the Week #057

Let's talk about memory-optimized tables as a part of Brain Basher in this week. This question was raised during one of my workshops and it is an obvious question comes to your mind when planning on memory-optimized tables. Here is the question/

How much memory memory-optimized table can consume maximally?

If the version is SQL Server 2014, then there is a limitation on durable tables which is 256GB and no limitation on non-durable tables. However, this has been addressed with SQL Server 2016 and now NO LIMITATIONS on both durable and non-durable tables.

You can read more info on this enhancement at:

Read some post made on memory-optimized tables;
In-Memory OLTP: Inserting 3 millions records in 3 seconds
How to check tables and stored procedures for in-memory migration

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