19.3. Default locking behavior

  • When adding, changing or removing a property on a node or relationship a write lock will be taken on the specific node or relationship.
  • When creating or deleting a node a write lock will be taken for the specific node.
  • When creating or deleting a relationship a write lock will be taken on the specific relationship and both its nodes.

The locks will be added to the transaction and released when the transaction finishes.