Tag Archives: Locking

ROLLBACK damn you!

A good question was asked on #SQLHELP the other day regarding the use of XACT_ABORT ON – “If you don’t have a BEGIN TRAN COMMIT TRAN in a stored procedure, will SET XACT_ABORT ON do anything?”. My immediate reply to this … Continue reading

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Why don’t you go and LOCK OFF!

No this is not a Hekaton post 🙂 -perhaps I should have saved this title for another rainy day. SQL Server concurrency is a particularly difficult subject to master and understanding the result of your actions can be confounded by … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of the Non-Escalating transaction locks

SQL Server has many facets and behaviors that are often misunderstood and do not always work quite as we may have expected. At first you may believe that you understand the mechanics, only to realize after a little bit of … Continue reading

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