Wednesday, April 16, 2008

to see who holds a DB lock

An experienced friend suggested "You can find the DB-loginname and the client machine connected to the DB server." I don't
completely agree with this solution.

Very often an application loginname like "KP2_reporting" is used by 200 (realistic) applications, all by the same IT team? Many of
these applications could connect from the same production machine. At any time, up to 20 applications could be running.

I think we can also try to get the process id on the client machine, or the TCP port.

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