Allow Intellisense to use Read Uncommitted Isolation levels - by akelly

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  Won't Fix<br /><br />
		Due to several factors the product team decided to focus its efforts on other items.<br /><br />
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ID 776354 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Suggestion Repros 0
Opened 1/11/2013 10:43:06 AM
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Currenlty in SQL Server Management Studio 2012 the queries used by Intelisense get blocked under certain conditions such as when another user is running a SELECT INTO query like the one listed below. This is due to the locking on the meta data tables. This results in many hung sessions for no real benefit.

tr.object_id AS [ID],
CASE WHEN tr.type = N'TR' THEN 1 WHEN tr.type = N'TA' THEN 2 ELSE 1 END AS [ImplementationType],
            AS bit) AS [IsSystemObject],
CAST(CASE WHEN ISNULL(smtr.definition, ssmtr.definition) IS NULL THEN 1 ELSE 0 END AS bit) AS [IsEncrypted]
sys.triggers AS tr
LEFT OUTER JOIN sys.sql_modules AS smtr ON smtr.object_id = tr.object_id
LEFT OUTER JOIN sys.system_sql_modules AS ssmtr ON ssmtr.object_id = tr.object_id
(tr.parent_class = 0)
[Name] ASC
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Posted by Microsoft on 1/25/2013 at 12:25 PM
Thanks for the input however we are not making investments in this area.
Posted by AaronBertrand on 1/11/2013 at 11:21 AM
Agreed, or snapshot if it is determined the target database has it enabled. But with read uncommitted - since 99.99% of the time I am not looking up metadata for objects that are being changed at the exact same time - I'm perfectly ok with not taking locks to get the list of column names. And even if I get the old column name right now while it is being changed underneath me, that's something I'll find out at runtime, and not worth waiting for IMHO.