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Conditional Locking of Nonroot Index Pages

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035897D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Crus, RA Haderle, DJ Seppi, KD Malkemus, TR [+details]

Abstract

A method is disclosed for locking pages of hierarchical data structures, such as relational data base indexes. The method maximizes concurrent access to the data while preventing conflicting data changes and minimizing deadlocks.