Understanding ACID Properties

Randolph West explains the basics of ACID properties and gives a high-level description of how relational databases typically ensure these properties:

Relational database management systems (RDBMS) such as SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, and PostgreSQL use transactions to allow concurrent users to select, insert, update, and delete data without affecting everyone else.

An RDBMS is considered ACID-compliant if it can guarantee data integrity during transactions under the following conditions:

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