"John W. Holmes" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message news:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Michael Gale wrote: > > For the UPDATES ... what would have it in theory two people hit the UPDATE > > button at the exact same time ? Would one just over write the other ... > > cause that is fine ?
Hi Michael, is it really OK that the second update just overwrites the first one? Because the second update will overwrite the first one *without* knowing about the first update and therefore without knowing about the data resulting from the first update. Regards, Torsten > > Whatever UPDATE gets there first will execute and the other one will > wait until it's finished to update. There won't be any contention. > > -- > ---John Holmes... > > Amazon Wishlist: www.amazon.com/o/registry/3BEXC84AB3A5E/ > > php|architect: The Magazine for PHP Professionals – www.phparch.com -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php