Chapter 12. Overcoming concurrency issues

After completing the chapter, you’ll be able to

Concurrency is the act of allowing multiple entities to perform multiple tasks on a database at the same time. In order to be useful, a database must provide some level of concurrency to perform Create, Read, Update, and Delete (CRUD) operations in a meaningful way. It turns out that some CRUD operations are more likely to cause problems than others. For example, a read-only database would have few, if any, concurrency problems. The first section of this chapter helps you visualize ...

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