Microsoft SQL Server database ranks third in the relational database, second only to Oracle and MySQL database. when using it, it is inevitable to encounter various problems and warnnings. You may be dba or a developer, I hope this content can help you solve SQL Server error number 18273.

Error number: 18273

Severity level: 16

Event logged: Could not clear ‘%s’ bitmap in database ‘%s’ because of error %d. As a result, the differential or bulk-logged bitmap overstates the amount of change that will occur with the next differential or log backup. This discrepancy might slow down later differential or log backup operations and cause the backup sets to be larger than necessary. Typically, the cause of this error is insufficient resources. Investigate the failure and resolve the cause. If the error occurred on a data backup, consider taking a data backup to create a new base for future differential backups.