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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
ACID sits at the interface between the database and the OS.
A transaction that is seen by the app as atomic is very UNlikely to be passed from a relational database to the OS as an atomic write.
That same transaction is far more likely to be passed to the OS as an atomic write by Pick.
Far less complicated. Far less overhead. Far easier for the user or programmer to understand.
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