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Isloation in the ACID rule?

Joe Harry
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What does Isolation imply in the ACID test for Transaction?

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Paul Sturrock

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Isolation means that no operation outwith the scope of the current transaction can see data in an intermediate state. Basically, if a transaction is updating a row, no other transaction can see that update till it has completed.

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Joe Harry
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Yep. Got it thanks!
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