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Re: Delete query not using index and cause deadlock
Posted by: Øystein Grøvlen
Date: August 25, 2015 02:57AM

Rick James Wrote:
> Øystein, I do not know if the query engine sorts
> the ids before acquiring row locks. But that
> _might_ be a deadlock-prevention feature.

I do not think query engines sorts to avoid deadlocks, but multi-range read (MRR) and batched key-access (BKA) will imply that keys are sorted before access. However, it will depend on the size of the buffers involved (e.g., join buffer) whether all rows are accessed in a single scan or not.

Øystein Grøvlen,
Senior Principal Software Engineer,
MySQL Group, Oracle,
Trondheim, Norway

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