page lock promotion PCT

page lock promotion PCT sets the percentage of page locks (based on the table size) above which SAP ASE attempts to acquire a table lock. If the number of locks held on an object is between page lock promotion LWM (low-water mark) and page lock promotion HWM (high-water mark).

Summary Information

Default value


Range of values




Display level


Required role

System administrator

Configuration groups

Lock Manager, SQL Server Administration

See Performance and Tuning Series: Locking and Concurrency Control > Locking Configuration and Tuning.

The default value for page lock promotion PCT is appropriate for most applications.

You can also configure lock promotion at the object level for page locked objects. See sp_setpglockpromote in the Reference Manual: Procedures.