[erlang-questions] STM

Tony Arcieri <>
Thu Mar 5 00:16:11 CET 2009


On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 11:03 PM, Michael Truog <> wrote:

> Doesn't mnesia qualify with its support for transactions?
>

That seems to be the general sentiment of the replies I'm getting here.
Mnesia is certainly a transactional approach to dealing with shared state
but I don't think that really qualifies it as an STM system.  I'm afraid if
we try to delve any deeper it's just going to turn into a semantic argument
about what STM actually means, so to those of you who think Mnesia is an STM
system, I'm just going to say "Great!"

-- 
Tony Arcieri
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