According to Books Online and some testing, I think the answer is probably "NO" but I thought I'd ask just in case someone has an oolie to do it. The question is,
Is there a way to set a File (NDF, in this case) or FileGroup (I have one file per filegroup in this case) to READ ONLY on a busy system without having to temporarily gain exclusive access to the database by setting the SINGLE_USER mode?
is pronounced ree-bar and is a Modenism for R
First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code: Stop thinking about what you want to do to a row... think, instead, of what you want to do to a column.
Although they tell us that they want it real bad, our primary goal is to ensure that we dont actually give it to them that way.
Although change is inevitable, change for the better is not.
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