> Uncommitted Read (UR) mode "Dirty read" isn't the default, or
> the recommended lock level for most apps. I was considering
> Cursor Stability mode (or higher), which is the default
Sorry, they call it "read committed" but actually do cursor stability,
which does keep one lock on the last fetched row. Keeping the lock would
actually not be necessary to conform with ANSI "read committed".
See table 4 on Page 8 of
> READ COMMITTED does take share locks.
But it does not hold them. According to docu it holds them "while
is not a very detailed description. How long is that really, e.g. with
cursor fetch ?
> There's a NO LOCK hint, true, but its not a default.
That is for dirty/uncommitted reads.
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