Locking and Blocking (7) – Transaction Isolation Levels

In my first post of the series, I have mentioned that SQL Servers before version 2008 implemented transaction isolation levels by using locking only. In the newer version of SQL Server, this mechanism is NOT changed. Snapshots related isolation levels are the functionalities added to the existing framework. In general, transaction isolation levels controls the reading,SELECT, behaviour of SQL Server. I am going to explain it from locking perspective.

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