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What is Lock Objects in SAP ABAP

19 Jun 2007 2:41 am || 0

Lock objects are function modules to avoid accessing data by two or more users. 

There are two types of lock objects are available, DEQUEE, ENQUEE.


Type of locks:

Exclusive Lock: The locked data can be read or processed by one user only.

Shared Lock: Several users can read the same data at the same time, but as soon as a user edits the data, a second user can no longer access this data.

Exclusive but not cumulative lock: Exclusive locks can be requested by the same transaction more than once and handled successively, but an exclusive but not cumulative lock can only be requested once by a given transaction. All other lock requests are rejected.