Intermittent but frequent Azure Synapse Serverless pool warming up error !!

ManiK 36 Reputation points


I have been getting below error randomly / intermittently, but frequent i.e. every after 3-4 days. I have just one pipeline that runs once a day only. In that pipeline I have one Stored Procedure activity that runs in the last and auto creates external tables based out of data-lake .parquet files structure.

"Execution fail against sql server. Sql error number: 42109. Error Message: The SQL pool is warming up. Please try again."

How to avoid this or fix this issue permanently ? Is there a way to add an intermediate activity (like via an API endpoint call similar to how we resume/pause SQL dedicated pools ?) to ping/initialize Serverless pool and wait until it's up & running and then run the SP activity ??

Of course, I can setup retry + retry interval settings in the SP activity. However, would like to understand why it's happening randomly and frequently and if there's a better way to handle it ? Had also checked Azure service availability (Synapse serverless pools) around same time of the error, but couldn't find any issues in any region.


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Azure Synapse Analytics
An Azure analytics service that brings together data integration, enterprise data warehousing, and big data analytics. Previously known as Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
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  1. ManiK 36 Reputation points

    Below is the link shared by MS support team: - that it's a transitive error and that it would get succeed in next retry attempt; which is what have been doing already.

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