Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

NOLOCK by Default

Posted on 2010-08-25
1
Medium Priority
?
1,096 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Is there a setting in Server Management Studio (or with SQL) that will run all of my SELECT queries with NOLOCK by default? I know I can specify in the actual query, but I do not want to. I just want it set for the entire session.
0
Comment
Question by:leonstryker
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
ajanthony earned 2000 total points
ID: 33523162
In SQL 2008 Server Management Studio

Click Tools -> Options.
In the treeview, Underneath Query Execution -> SQL Server -> Advanced.

Set transaction isolation level to READ UNCOMMITTED
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Why is this different from all of the other step by step guides?  Because I make a living as a DBA and not as a writer and I lived through this experience. Defining the name: When I talk to people they say different names on this subject stuff l…
It is possible to export the data of a SQL Table in SSMS and generate INSERT statements. It's neatly tucked away in the generate scripts option of a database.
Familiarize people with the process of utilizing SQL Server functions from within Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the SQL Server objects that you can interact with from within Microsoft Ac…
This video shows how to set up a shell script to accept a positional parameter when called, pass that to a SQL script, accept the output from the statement back and then manipulate it in the Shell.

636 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question