JimCarwardine at OwnYourFuture-net.com
Wed Mar 17 10:03:01 CST 2004
Got it, thanks. My rust is showing. I was involved in the introduction of
a true DBMS as designed by GE in the 60's but haven't done anything in the
last 30 years. Back then we didn't use the same jargon so I'm busy updating
my lexicon as I contemplate what I might need to produce my app.
I did use (fought with) FileMaker about 10 years ago and am interested to
the response to the questions around that product... Jim
on 3/17/04 11:51 AM, rich.solomon at thieletech.com wrote:
> Transactions in this sense are a specific feature of a dbms. They are
> committed (updated to the database) by a specific command, and can be rolled
> back by another specific command. Of course in a general sense you are
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Carwardine [mailto:JimCarwardine at OwnYourFuture-net.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2004 9:04 AM
> To: Revolution Listserve
> Subject: Re: Database Experience
> When I think of a transaction I think of updating data to the database.
> Does this mean that the Classic version only supports queries, but can
> support multiple user queries, where Pro supports multiple user updates as
> well? Jim
> on 3/17/04 10:18 AM, Jan Schenkel wrote:
>> --- Jim Carwardine
>> <JimCarwardine at OwnYourFuture-net.com> wrote:
>>> Jan... I went looking at the MySQL home page to
>>> check it out. What's the
>>> real difference between the Classic and Pro
>>> versions. The only explanation
>>> I could find was very jargon heavy... Jim
>> If I interpret it right, the 'Classic' version is the
>> standard database system, which doesn't support
>> The 'Pro' version uses a different storage system,
>> called InnoDB, which does support transactions, so you
>> can 'commit' or 'rollback' a series of updates to the
>> Jan Schenkel.
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