What do *you* do when your database has a problem with blocking? Most people reach for the “NOLOCK” hint. Bad news: that may introduce other problems, and it doesn’t truly resolve the root problem in your application code. In this video Kendra Little summarizes five big-picture application changes that fight blocking long term.
This 300 level talk is designed for developers and DBAs who understand table structures, index structures, and common query patterns. We’re going to keep things general: no demos, just concept discussions.