Documentation Home
MySQL 5.7 Reference Manual
Related Documentation Download this Manual
PDF (US Ltr) - 33.8Mb
PDF (A4) - 34.0Mb
PDF (RPM) - 33.2Mb
EPUB - 8.5Mb
HTML Download (TGZ) - 8.2Mb
HTML Download (Zip) - 8.2Mb
HTML Download (RPM) - 7.1Mb
Eclipse Doc Plugin (TGZ) - 9.0Mb
Eclipse Doc Plugin (Zip) - 11.1Mb
Man Pages (TGZ) - 219.4Kb
Man Pages (Zip) - 322.3Kb
Info (Gzip) - 3.2Mb
Info (Zip) - 3.2Mb
Excerpts from this Manual

14.2.2.6 Predicate Locking for Spatial Indexes

As of MySQL 5.7.5, InnoDB supports SPATIAL indexing of columns containing spatial columns (see Section 11.5.3.5, “Optimizing Spatial Analysis”).

To handle locking for operations involving SPATIAL indexes, next-key locking does not work well to support REPEATABLE READ or SERIALIZABLE transaction isolation levels. There is no absolute ordering concept in multidimensional data, so it is not clear which is the next key.

To enable support of isolation levels for tables with SPATIAL indexes, InnoDB uses predicate locks. A SPATIAL index contains minimum bounding rectangle (MBR) values, so InnoDB enforces consistent read on the index by setting a predicate lock on the MBR value used for a query. Other transactions cannot insert or modify a row that would match the query condition.


User Comments
Sign Up Login You must be logged in to post a comment.