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SqlServerTableHints


This class contains the list of table hints that is useful for SQL Server. It is usually used as passing parameter to the hints argument of most operations.

How to use?

To use the hints, simply pass the target hints you want to use.

Below is a sample for querying the dirty records.

using (var connection = new SqlConnection(connectionString))
{
    var person = connection.QueryAll<Person>(hints: SqlServerTableHints.NoLock);
}

Or only reading the commited records.

using (var connection = new SqlConnection(connectionString))
{
    var person = connection.QueryAll<Person>(hints: SqlServerTableHints.ReadPast);
}

Also, below is a sample to lock the table during insertion.

using (var connection = new SqlConnection(connectionString))
{
    var id = connection.Insert<Person>(person, hints: SqlServerTableHints.TabLock);
}

Or during the Update operation.

using (var connection = new SqlConnection(connectionString))
{
    var id = connection.Update<Person>(person, hints: SqlServerTableHints.TabLock);
}

The class contains a lot of hints, we recommend that you visits the official Microsoft documentation for further understanding.