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Re: Major features for 9.1

From: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>
To: Roy Hann <specially(at)processed(dot)almost(dot)meat>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Major features for 9.1
Date: 2011-04-06 18:01:03
Message-ID: 1302112863.5970.1.camel@jdavis-ux.asterdata.local (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-advocacy
On Tue, 2011-04-05 at 14:57 +0000, Roy Hann wrote:
> Nikolas Everett wrote:
> > I think it is saying something that one of the most exciting features in 9.1
> > would be lost on a huge portion of the DB using public.  I've interviewed
> > DBAs who don't know what a transaction isolation level is.  Most of the
> > developers I've interviewed don't know.
> A DBA doesn't need to know what an isolation level is.  Programmers need
> to know.  (But they don't.)

One of the use cases of SSI is to enforce constraints, which are
certainly of interest to DBAs.

	Jeff Davis

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