446: Stop Doing Transactions Wrong!
Iggy Fernandez , Database Specialists    Biography

Objectives: What is serializability?
How can we achieve serializability?
How does serializability impact performance?
Abstract: The fundamental difference between Oracle and the other database vendors is its approach to concurrency and consistency but, if you donít understand it, you are probably doing some transactions wrong in your system! "Serializability," i.e. the notion that concurrently executing transactions must not interfere with each other in ways that produce incorrect results, is such a complex topic that original research is still being published on the topic. Serializability is very desirable but can have an adverse impact of performance. Come learn about the issues and stop doing transactions wrong!

Audiernce Focus: Developers
Expertise: Intermediate
Track: Development
Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Time: 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM