On 2/17/07, Joshua D. Drake <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
My understanding is that the main difference is that rollbacks are
inexpensive for us, but expensive for Oracle.

Yes, Oracle is optimized for COMMIT, we're optimized for ROLLBACK :)

In all seriousness, last time I checked Oracle's MVCC was covered by
two patents.

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