Tagged with "atomicity"

Fun MySQL fact of the day: all-or-something?

Finally, A. The A in ACID stands for Atomicity, which is the property that guarantees that a series of database operations performed in a transaction all occur or nothing occurs. You might be thinking, "if Atomicity is the first letter in ACID, why did you save it for last"? I ... read more

Fun MySQL fact of the day: no nested transactions

Nested transactions allow a client to begin and end multiple transactions within an outer transaction (within an outer transaction (within an outer transaction (within an outer transaction ...))). When would you use it? This type of mechanism is necessary to accomplish a pure Component Based Architecture. However, excepting BerkleyDB, nearly no ... read more
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