db-derby-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Dag.Wan...@Sun.COM (Dag H. Wanvik)
Subject Re: disabling locking
Date Tue, 31 Mar 2009 00:38:32 GMT
"Life is hard, and then you die" <ronald@innovation.ch> writes:

> I'm trying to use Derby in a setup where I ensure no two transactions
> will touch the same rows. However, despite setting the transaction
> isolation level to READ_UNCOMMITTED, I'm still get undesirable row
> locking causing my app to lock up. Here's a simple example of what I'm
> doing (pardon the java/sql mixing - I can supply a complete java
> example if desired):
>   con1.setTransactionIsolation(Connection.TRANSACTION_READ_UNCOMMITTED);
>   con2.setTransactionIsolation(Connection.TRANSACTION_READ_UNCOMMITTED);
>   con1.setAutoCommit(false)
>   con2.setAutoCommit(false)
>   con1: INSERT INTO TEST VALUES('val1', 1)
>   con2: INSERT INTO TEST VALUES('val2', 2)
>   con1: UPDATE TEST SET version = 3 WHERE version = 1

con1 will need to read the row ('val2', 2) here in order to evaluate
the predicate WHERE version = 1 (even if only in order to discard it
from consideration). Since con2 has not yet committed, it still holds
the exclusive write lock on the row, so con1 hangs.


View raw message