=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Dennis_Bj=F6rklund?= <db(at)zigo(dot)dhs(dot)org> writes:
> The first part in the doc about concurrency with Read Commited
> transactions (12.2.1 in devel doc) it says:
> | Read Committed is the default isolation level in PostgreSQL.
> | When a transaction runs on this isolation level, a SELECT query
> | sees only data committed before the query began; it never sees
> | either uncommitted data or changes committed during query
> | execution by concurrent transactions.
> And that describes serializable transactions.
No, it doesn't. The critical phrase here is "data committed before the
*query* began" ... not "data committed before the *transaction* began".
regards, tom lane
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