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What is it and how can it stop it cancelling my updates from Enterprise Manager?

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This is related to editing data in large tables using Enterprise Manager. The so called Firehose mode indicates that Enterprise Manager has not fetched all rows. When you right-click a table, and then click "Return all rows," a firehose cursor is opened and only the rows that have been processed are displayed.

See also this Microsoft Support article.

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Thanks, the links are a bit difficult to get to from Google for some reason. –  alimack May 18 '09 at 8:57
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