Application Handling of Database Timeouts and Deadlocks

November 7, 2007

[From Developer.com]

Every application that utilizes a relational database can encounter situations where data is deadlocked or unavailable. These situations need to be handled programmatically within your code. This article is designed to introduce the concepts of retry logic related to database transaction locking and unavailability. Furthermore, this article will explain how to avoid locking issues.

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