Getting error: Execution fail against sql server. Please contact SQL Server team if you need further support. Sql error number: 701

Shemshetty, Saicharan 11 Reputation points

We are trying to copy a data from a table that is present in dedicated sql pool to a target table present in the same pool.

This activity we are doing using Azure Data Factory.

We faced an error,

User configuration issue

DetailsExecution fail against sql server. Please contact SQL Server team if you need further support. Sql error number: 701. Error Message: There is insufficient system memory in resource pool 'smallrc' to run this query.

I tried searching for this error, but could not find proper answer.

Expecting some more details on this error and how to tackle it.

Thank you

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  1. Bjoern Peters 8,776 Reputation points


    Maybe you can find more information on the memory usage of your problem:

    SELECT * FROM sys.dm_external_data_processed  


    I hope my answer is helpful to you,


    Bjoern Peters

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  2. CosmogHong-MSFT 20,901 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Shemshetty, Saicharan

    Try increase the memory:

    sp_configure 'show advanced options', 1;
    sp_configure 'max server memory', 12288;

    And then restart the Sql Server service.

    Make sure the max memory available for SQL Server is capped such that there is still memory available for OS. For example, if total available RAM is 8 GB, cap the total memory available to SQL Server is 6 GB.

    Best regards,

    Cosmog Hong

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