SQL Server Deadlock Incident
A SQL Server deadlock incident occurs when two or more processes are blocked and waiting on each other to release a resource. This results in a situation where none of the processes can continue executing, causing a system slowdown or complete system failure. The incident requires immediate attention from a software engineer to identify and resolve the issue.
Sql query to retrieve information about currently running or suspended sessions and associated queries.
Avoid using NOLOCK or READ UNCOMMITTED transaction isolation levels as this can lead to dirty reads and make deadlocks worse.
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