Database Option Enhancement: SET ObjectLockOrderConsistent ON - by Graham M1

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ID 773502 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Suggestion Repros 0
Opened 12/5/2012 1:12:17 AM
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Add a new database option:

SET ObjectLockOrderConsistent  ON

When this option is on the locks requested by any TSQL statements are always requested in object_id sorted order.

This will eliminate deadlocks - if all queries ask for resources in the same order.
I imagine it is too hard.  I imagine that the query engine would need an overhaul, but if you could do it it would be fantastic. It would be the end of deadlocks  - a major headache.

 Just dreaming...
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Posted by Microsoft on 1/16/2013 at 1:17 PM
Thanks for the feedback, we are reviewing this issue