Chapter 3. Manage database concurrency

In a typical environment, a database receives multiple requests to perform an operation and often these requests can occur concurrently. As an administrator, you must understand how SQL Server handles these requests by default and the available options for changing this default behavior. Your overarching goal is to prevent unexpected results, while enabling as many processes as possible.

The 70-762 exam tests your skills related to this goal of managing database concurrency. Here in Skill 3.1, we review the basic properties and behaviors of transactions in SQL Server and the role of transactions in high-concurrency databases. Skill 3.2 addresses the available options for managing concurrency in SQL Server ...

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