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I locked up the database need to add "nolock"

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  • I locked up the database need to add "nolock"

    Form some reason that I don't understand I locked up the database. The person here has asked to add this "If you’re able to modify the select statement put “with (nolock)” after the table name", can someone help me???

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    Re: I locked up the database need to add "nolock"

    Nothing you say makes much sense.

    What do you mean you "locked up the database."? Can you explain?

    And I've never heard of a "nolock" parameter.

    If you're having problems, I think you need to explain a bit more and offer further details.


    • #3
      Re: I locked up the database need to add "nolock"

      Steve, the database that I use is a SQL database. The "owner" of it complained that I locked up the whole thing because the statement Alpha 5 uses is to "big". So he mentioned if I use the one mentioned above it would not happen anymore


      • #4
        Re: I locked up the database need to add "nolock"

        So where is the NoLock to be used? In the SQL connection string? If so, that's where you should turn your attention. NoLock isn't an Alpha Five function or parameter, which is why no one is able to offer help here.


        • #5
          Re: I locked up the database need to add "nolock"

          If you google "no lock" there are plenty of returns

          Here is one that describes the use

          I am by far not an expert or otherwise on SQL but I thought this might help you

          Tom Baker


          • #6
            Re: I locked up the database need to add "nolock"

            Anyone figure this out by chance? It is being requested that I add a "with (nolock)" to my SQL SELECT statement in my passive link tables and it is not recognized by Alpha. Is there another way to do this or are Alpha Passive Link tables automatically nolock ?


            • #7
              Re: I locked up the database need to add "nolock"

              Don't know, but I just found this:

              SQL Server 2005 fixed most of the bugs that made nolock necessary. So unless you are using SQL Server 2000 or eariler, you shouldn't need it.
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