Methods, MDStore Interface
This feature will be removed in the next version of Microsoft SQL Server. Do not use this feature in new development work, and modify applications that currently use this feature as soon as possible.
The MDStore interface supports the following methods.
Begins a transaction on a database.
Copies an existing object to a target object of the same class type.
Commits a transaction.
Locks an object to prevent multiple users from concurrently changing the object. This method is administered through the Command interface.
Merges two partitions.
Processes an MDStore object.
Rolls back a transaction.
Unlocks a previously locked object.
Updates the definition of an object in the metadata repository.
The following table shows the implementation of methods by object. X indicates applicable; n/a indicates not applicable.