[Dbix-class] Re: RFC - some DBMS features you use

Darren Duncan darren at darrenduncan.net
Fri Feb 5 20:56:17 GMT 2010

Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker wrote:
> Rob Kinyon <rob.kinyon at gmail.com> writes:
>> MVCC is, afaik, the only way to do properly serializable transactions.
>> Oracle does this, but no-one else does.
> PostgreSQL uses MVCC as well, and although it supports serializable
> transactions, the default isolation level is "read committed".

Dagfinn, thanks for that note.

I believe Sam Vilain also mentioned PostgreSQL having MVCC in that 2007 proposal 
about Git as well.

Generally speaking, I am hoping that PostgreSQL would stand to be one of the 
most solid platforms to build on, and its looking better all the time.

-- Darren Duncan

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