The Trouble with NOLOCK

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NOLOCK is a query hint developers often turn to in order to keep their queries from getting blocked. That may be effective in some cases.

In this video, we examine the upsides and downsides of using NOLOCK, with a little help from Quentin Tarantino.

If you’ve got other ideas when it’s good — or bad — to use NOLOCK, let us know in the comments.

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