memory

KB38: You are seeing unexplained exceptions or experiencing increased memory usage

Symptom

You are getting unexplained exceptions and experiencing increased memory usage when using Microsoft's ODBC drivers to connect to your third party database.

Cause

Microsoft's ODBC drivers leak memory over a long period of time.

Solution

When setting up your ODBC data source, use your database vendor's latest ODBC driver rather than the one provided with Windows.

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