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Locking and Referential Integrity (Doc ID 33453.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 8.0.3.0 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.0.3.0 and later
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version 8.0.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This Document explains what referential integrity means and how locking takes place with tables joined by the referential integrity rule. In addition, the Document explains how inserting/updating/deleting one table can cause another table to become locked.

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