This means that every Update/Insert command make sthe ZODB 
grow, right?  Has anyone had experience with Packing a site 
with high traffic in a case like this (RDBMS backend)?  What 

On Wednesday 24 April 2002 12:55 pm, Leonardo Rochael Almeida 
> On Tue, 2002-04-23 at 21:36, Jason Spisak wrote:
> > [...]
> >
> > 5.  The transactional nature of Zope (although they didn't
> > believe me when it came to rolling back multiple dbs)
> > impressed them and if it really can mange a rollback from
> > from a DB and transaction safety for inventory,etc...(which
> > I know it can) then its a huge win.
> Yes, of course it can, IF you use a properly trascationed DB
> and adapter. Psycopg fits the bill nicely, as do DCOracle2.
> As for multiple DB rollback, yes, that works as advertised,
> and is actually really easy to believe if you explain them
> how it works. Truth is, Two-Phase-Commit was INVENTED (a long
> time ago, and not in Zope) to make it possible to commit or
> rollback multiple transactional entities at the same time.
> Zope is just an implementation of a TPC coordinator (I think,
> and I hope I got the vocabulary right).
> In the course of a Zope transaction, any object that is
> invoked and wants to be notified of the tpc phases registers
> itself in the transaction machinery. Most of them inherit
> from Shared.DC.ZRDB.TM.TM. When a transaction is aborted or
> commited, the Transaction machinery notifies all registered
> objects. Each registered object then calls the respective
> actions in their backend drivers or whatever.
> Cheers, Leo

Jason Spisak
Marketing Director, Lycoris
Desktop/LX: Familiar. Powerful. Open.

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