Despite your best efforts and SQL Server 7.0's improved transaction contention management, you can't always avoid deadlocks, particularly when multiple indexes exist on a table. Use these tips to determine the best workaround for your situation.
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In managing a database or sometimes numerous databases, we often get caught up in the day-to-day maintenance and lose sight of the other principles we know are critical to ensuring optimal performance. Here’s a quick refresher....More