So some of you may have noticed that I have been away for quite
awhile... Been trying to get settled (Moved across the country) and
getting a job.
And now that that is done I have a question about a project that I
might be doing for my current employer and want to do it properly.
If all goes through, I'll be writing an online database that upwards
of 10 people will be using at various times through out the day.
Basically, in a form they fill out a model number, customer name,
phone number etc. etc.. And then submit the form. After submitting
they need to write the log number on some paperwork. If I have 2
people submit the form at the same time, I'm thinking I could end up
with a race condition and they might get the wrong log number (The log
number is simply a consecutive record number)
Do I need to be reading up on locking tables/rows? Or in my situation
as I've briefly described it do I not have to worry about it? Or is
there a third door with the magic bullet that will solve all my
Any advice is greatly appreciated as always, RTFMing is good as well,
as long as M is defined :)
I'm not afraid of google either, just need the right terms to hit it
with so I don't go into "search overload" as the commercials for a
rival search engine claim :)
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