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What is a deadlock?

Expert Kevin Kline gives resources for reducing and avoiding SQL Server Database deadlocks.

What is a deadlock and how is it avoided?
I recently presented a session and wrote an accompanying white paper about deadlocking. You can get it at Quest.com. It's free, but you do need to register. For a different perspective, check out one of my favorite Web sites, SQL-Server-Performance.com. They have two great papers there:

 


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This was last published in July 2005

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