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Michael Valentine Jones
Yak DBA Kernel (pronounced Colonel)

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Posted - 2006-06-06 : 21:18:34
Paul Randal,

There has been a discussion/debate going on this thread about the benefits and drawbacks of using the NOLOCK hint:

It occurred to me that you might know more about this than any of us, or at least be able to point us to a white paper or knowledge base article that explains the subject in more detail. Any light you can shed on the subject would be a big help.


Yak with Vast SQL Skills

899 Posts

Posted - 2006-06-06 : 21:24:24
I'll get one of my guys to jump on the thread.

Paul Randal
Lead Program Manager, Microsoft SQL Server Storage Engine + SQL Express
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