Postgres vs. MSSQL
levi at cold.org
Wed Nov 8 11:02:48 MST 2006
On Nov 8, 2006, at 10:49 AM, Michael L Torrie wrote:
> If I recall correctly,
> PostgreSQL and Oracle do not use locks at all to enforce integrity.
> Maybe someone more knowledgeable can explain to me why this might be.
This sounded very much like some lock-free concurrency models I'm
interested in, so I did a google search and came up with a document
that will probably do a better job of explaining it than I could:
The interesting thing about this to me is that these features are
being added to programming languages, which gives a much nicer and
more flexible model for handling data synchronization among
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