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How does Locking Work in the MySQL Server? (Doc ID 1375282.1)

Last updated on JULY 23, 2018

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Learn about the various types of locking used in the MySQL Server.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 Lock Types
 Table Level Locks
 Global Read Lock
 Row Level Locks
 Metadata Locks
 External Locks
 Concurrent Inserts
References


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