database transaction

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database transaction (plural database transactions)

  1. (databases) A unit of interaction in a database management system.
    • 2007, Ian Sommerville, Software Engineering, Pearson Education, →ISBN, page 298:
      Technically, a database transaction is sequence of operations that is treated as a single unit (an atomic unit). All of the operations in a transaction have to be completed before the database changes are made permanent.

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