Sybase ASE on Linux: Getting rid of database deadlocks

August 25, 2006

[From SearchOpenSource.com]

A deadlock can occur in Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) when two user processes each have a lock on a separate page or table and each wants to acquire a lock on the same page or table held by the other process. The transaction with the least accumulated CPU time is killed and all of its work is rolled back.

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