STL_TR_CONFLICT - Amazon Redshift
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Displays information to identify and resolve transaction conflicts with database tables.

A transaction conflict occurs when two or more users are querying and modifying data rows from tables such that their transactions cannot be serialized. The transaction that runs a statement that would break serializability is stopped and rolled back. Every time a transaction conflict occurs, Amazon Redshift writes a data row to the STL_TR_CONFLICT system table containing details about the canceled transaction. For more information, see Serializable isolation.

STL_TR_CONFLICT is visible only to superusers. For more information, see Visibility of data in system tables and views.

Some or all of the data in this table can also be found in the SYS monitoring view SYS_TRANSACTION_HISTORY. The data in the SYS monitoring view is formatted to be easier to use and understand. We recommend that you use the SYS monitoring view for your queries.

Table columns

Column name Data type Description
xact_id bigint Transaction ID for the rolled back transaction.
process_id bigint Process associated with the transaction that was rolled back.
xact_start_ts timestamp Timestamp (UTC) when the transaction started.
abort_time timestamp Timestamp (UTC) when the transaction was stopped.
table_id bigint Table ID for the table where the conflict occurred.

Sample query

To return information about conflicts that involved a particular table, run a query that specifies the table ID:

select * from stl_tr_conflict where table_id=100234 order by xact_start_ts; xact_id|process_| xact_start_ts | abort_time |table_ |id | | |id -------+--------+--------------------------+--------------------------+------ 1876 | 8551 |2010-03-30 09:19:15.852326|2010-03-30 09:20:17.582499|100234 1928 | 15034 |2010-03-30 13:20:00.636045|2010-03-30 13:20:47.766817|100234 1991 | 23753 |2010-04-01 13:05:01.220059|2010-04-01 13:06:06.94098 |100234 2002 | 23679 |2010-04-01 13:17:05.173473|2010-04-01 13:18:27.898655|100234 (4 rows)

You can get the table ID from the DETAIL section of the error message for serializability violations (error 1023).