Database.GetTransactionCount Method (TransactionTypes)

Gets the number of open transactions of a specified type on the database.

Namespace: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll)

public int GetTransactionCount (
	TransactionTypes transactionType
public int GetTransactionCount (
	TransactionTypes transactionType
public function GetTransactionCount (
	transactionType : TransactionTypes
) : int



A TransactionTypes object value that specifies the transaction type of which to limit the returned count.

Return Value

An Int32 value that specifies the number of open transactions on the database of the specified type.

Updated text: 17 July 2006

You can use this method to find out how many transactions of a specific type are open on the database.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server

'Reference the AdventureWorks database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks")

'Display the number of open transaction on the database.

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms



17 July 2006

Changed content:
  • Added text to the Remarks section.

  • Added code to the Example section.

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