OracleConnection.BeginTransaction Method

Definition

Begins a transaction at the database.

Overloads

BeginTransaction()

Begins a transaction at the database.

BeginTransaction(IsolationLevel)

Begins a transaction at the database with the specified IsolationLevel value.

BeginTransaction()

Begins a transaction at the database.

public:
 System::Data::OracleClient::OracleTransaction ^ BeginTransaction();
public System.Data.OracleClient.OracleTransaction BeginTransaction ();
override this.BeginTransaction : unit -> System.Data.OracleClient.OracleTransaction
Public Function BeginTransaction () As OracleTransaction

Returns

An object representing the new transaction.

Exceptions

Parallel transactions are not supported.

Examples

The following example creates an OracleConnection and an OracleTransaction. It also demonstrates how to use the BeginTransaction, Commit, and Rollback methods.

public void RunOracleTransaction(string connectionString)
{
    using (OracleConnection connection = new OracleConnection(connectionString))
    {
        connection.Open();

        OracleCommand command = connection.CreateCommand();
        OracleTransaction transaction;

        // Start a local transaction
        transaction = connection.BeginTransaction(IsolationLevel.ReadCommitted);
        // Assign transaction object for a pending local transaction
        command.Transaction = transaction;

        try
        {
            command.CommandText = 
                "INSERT INTO Dept (DeptNo, Dname, Loc) values (50, 'TECHNOLOGY', 'DENVER')";
            command.ExecuteNonQuery();
            command.CommandText = 
                "INSERT INTO Dept (DeptNo, Dname, Loc) values (60, 'ENGINEERING', 'KANSAS CITY')";
            command.ExecuteNonQuery();
            transaction.Commit();
            Console.WriteLine("Both records are written to database.");
        }
        catch (Exception e)
        {
            transaction.Rollback();
            Console.WriteLine(e.ToString());
            Console.WriteLine("Neither record was written to database.");
        }
    }
}
Public Sub RunOracleTransaction(ByVal connectionString As String)
    Using connection As New OracleConnection(connectionString)
        connection.Open()

        Dim command As OracleCommand = connection.CreateCommand()
        Dim transaction As OracleTransaction

        ' Start a local transaction
        transaction = connection.BeginTransaction(IsolationLevel.ReadCommitted)
        ' Assign transaction object for a pending local transaction
        command.Transaction = transaction

        Try
            command.CommandText = _
                "INSERT INTO Dept (DeptNo, Dname, Loc) values (50, 'TECHNOLOGY', 'DENVER')"
            command.ExecuteNonQuery()
            command.CommandText = _
                "INSERT INTO Dept (DeptNo, Dname, Loc) values (60, 'ENGINEERING', 'KANSAS CITY')"
            command.ExecuteNonQuery()
            transaction.Commit()
            Console.WriteLine("Both records are written to database.")
        Catch e As Exception
            transaction.Rollback()
            Console.WriteLine(e.ToString())
            Console.WriteLine("Neither record was written to database.")
        End Try
    End Using
End Sub

Remarks

To commit or roll back the transaction, you must explicitly use the Commit or Rollback methods.

To ensure that the .NET Framework Data Provider for Oracle transaction management model performs correctly, avoid using other transaction management models, such as those provided by the database.

Note

If you do not specify an isolation level, the default isolation level is used. To specify an isolation level with the BeginTransaction method, use the BeginTransaction overload.

See also

BeginTransaction(IsolationLevel)

Begins a transaction at the database with the specified IsolationLevel value.

public:
 System::Data::OracleClient::OracleTransaction ^ BeginTransaction(System::Data::IsolationLevel il);
public System.Data.OracleClient.OracleTransaction BeginTransaction (System.Data.IsolationLevel il);
override this.BeginTransaction : System.Data.IsolationLevel -> System.Data.OracleClient.OracleTransaction
Public Function BeginTransaction (il As IsolationLevel) As OracleTransaction

Parameters

il
IsolationLevel

The transaction isolation level for this connection.

Returns

An object representing the new transaction.

Exceptions

Parallel transactions are not supported.

Examples

The following example creates an OracleConnection and an OracleTransaction. It also demonstrates how to use the BeginTransaction, Commit, and Rollback methods.

public void RunOracleTransaction(string connectionString)
{
    using (OracleConnection connection = new OracleConnection(connectionString))
    {
        connection.Open();

        OracleCommand command = connection.CreateCommand();
        OracleTransaction transaction;

        // Start a local transaction
        transaction = connection.BeginTransaction(IsolationLevel.ReadCommitted);
        // Assign transaction object for a pending local transaction
        command.Transaction = transaction;

        try
        {
            command.CommandText = 
                "INSERT INTO Dept (DeptNo, Dname, Loc) values (50, 'TECHNOLOGY', 'DENVER')";
            command.ExecuteNonQuery();
            command.CommandText = 
                "INSERT INTO Dept (DeptNo, Dname, Loc) values (60, 'ENGINEERING', 'KANSAS CITY')";
            command.ExecuteNonQuery();
            transaction.Commit();
            Console.WriteLine("Both records are written to database.");
        }
        catch (Exception e)
        {
            transaction.Rollback();
            Console.WriteLine(e.ToString());
            Console.WriteLine("Neither record was written to database.");
        }
    }
}
Public Sub RunOracleTransaction(ByVal connectionString As String)
    Using connection As New OracleConnection(connectionString)
        connection.Open()

        Dim command As OracleCommand = connection.CreateCommand()
        Dim transaction As OracleTransaction

        ' Start a local transaction
        transaction = connection.BeginTransaction(IsolationLevel.ReadCommitted)
        ' Assign transaction object for a pending local transaction
        command.Transaction = transaction

        Try
            command.CommandText = _
                "INSERT INTO Dept (DeptNo, Dname, Loc) values (50, 'TECHNOLOGY', 'DENVER')"
            command.ExecuteNonQuery()
            command.CommandText = _
                "INSERT INTO Dept (DeptNo, Dname, Loc) values (60, 'ENGINEERING', 'KANSAS CITY')"
            command.ExecuteNonQuery()
            transaction.Commit()
            Console.WriteLine("Both records are written to database.")
        Catch e As Exception
            transaction.Rollback()
            Console.WriteLine(e.ToString())
            Console.WriteLine("Neither record was written to database.")
        End Try
    End Using
End Sub

Remarks

To commit or roll back the transaction, you must explicitly use the Commit or Rollback methods.

To ensure that the .NET Framework Data Provider for Oracle transaction management model performs correctly, avoid using other transaction management models, such as those provided by the database.

See also

Applies to