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From Mike Matrigali <mikem_...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: RowLocation lifetime
Date Mon, 14 Nov 2005 16:42:37 GMT
Not really.

I don't think even a unique key constraint meets the requirements,
as the row can be deleted and a different row can be created.

Rick Hillegas wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> It appears that RowLocations are stable under some combinations of 
> isolation levels and lock granularities but that, in general, a 
> RowLocation isn't guaranteed to be stable even for the duration of a 
> statement. Is there some other, more stable handle on a heap row? By 
> "more stable" I mean something which uniquely identifies the row across 
> statements, transactions, or connections?
> Thanks,
> -Rick

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