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ADO.NET documentation shows the possibility of setting the transaction level for a SQL transaction to Chaos. It sounds unpleasant, but if the feature is there, presumably it has some legitimate use.

The SET TRANSACTION ISOLATION LEVEL command in BOL (ah! see, I can use google and BOL) nothing seems to be named "chaos" and ADO.NET does have 5 modes that match up nicely to documented levels in addition to "chaos"

What or who is this Chaos level for? (And why does it have an unfriendly name?)

Refs: The ADO.NET enum

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Can you link to the relevant documentation that mentions a "chaos" isolation level? It might just be a scary name for READ UNCOMMITTED. –  Nick Chammas Nov 28 '11 at 18:44
    
Added a ref to the enum –  MatthewMartin Nov 28 '11 at 18:49
    
yes Microsoft Analsis services has chaos isolation level –  user13108 Oct 2 '12 at 23:19

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