Mission Critical Databases

Webinar: Being Committed - A Review of Transaction Control Statements [Part 1]

PostgreSQL offers many advanced features that applications can use to store information reliably and efficiently for the longer term. One such feature is the ability to control transactions.

In the first session of this three-part webinar, the following topics were covered:

  • Transactions and Persistence: Group multiple changes in a single unit
  • Application Retries: Cooperation improves performance and reliability
  • Transactions and Visibility: How a read/write session interacts with a read-only session


Preview - Being Committed A Review of Transaction Control Statements Part 1

About the speaker:

Gianni is a PostgreSQL consultant, trainer, and has been a speaker at many PostgreSQL conferences in Europe and abroad over the last 10 years. He has a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Florence. He has worked with free and open source software since the 1990s and is active in the community (Prato Linux User Group and Italian PostgreSQL Users Group). His other interests include music, drama, poetry, and athletics.