Unable to restore database with in-memory optimized tables into mssql docker container

Ivan Minchev 1 Reputation point

I'm running mcr.microsoft.com/mssql/server docker image on macOS 12.4.
My simple docker-compose.yml:
version: '3.9'

    image: mcr.microsoft.com/mssql/server  
    container_name: MsSqlServer  
      SA_PASSWORD: "MySuperSecretPWD"  
      ACCEPT_EULA: "Y"  
      - "1433:1433"  
      - dbData:/var/opt/mssql  


When I try to restore a backup that contains in-memory optimized tables I receive the following error:

Msg 3634, Level 16, State 1, Server 20b03f9dce7e, Line 1
The operating system returned the error '(null)' while attempting 'CreateFileW' on '/var/opt/mssql/data/Core_Orig_memory.ndf/$FSLOG/fffff385-ffff5771-fff0.00000c7a-0000a88e-0009.1d601ff6-c0d7-4e63-b294-7bd0c551d04f~0bf3f7b5-ec86-41ba-8d88-539d15c56246~00000c7a-0000a88e-0009.2630bf-0.1000011'.

I opened a shell in the container and I could create a file manually at that location with that name as a mssql user so it doesn't seem to be a permissions issue.
Any ideas how to proceed with the troubleshooting are greatly appreciated.


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  1. Seeya Xi-MSFT 16,436 Reputation points

    Hi @Ivan Minchev ,

    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A!
    The restore activity may fail due to out-of-memory errors. It is recommended to configure a dedicated resource pool for In-Memory optimized database. In general, there would be a need of 3 * the size of the durable memory-optimized memory for the successful database restores operation. It is recommended test the backup and restore procedures in your environment.
    Please refer to these links:
    Restore and recovery of memory-optimized tables
    Resolve Out Of Memory issues
    In-Memory Optimized database backup and restore in SQL Server

    Best regards,

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