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Commit - definition(s)

Commit : A DML command that signals a successful end of a transaction and confirms that a record(s) inserted, updated, or deleted in the database is complete. 

[Category=Data Quality ]

Source: Larry English, External, 15-Jan-2009 13:09

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Commit - Decision to proceed with the actual posting of a change to the database

Source: Northwest Database Services, 06 November 2009 09:02:32, External

Commit - A commit is the final step in the successful completion of a previously started database change as part of handling a transaction in a computing system.

A rollback is the undoing of partly completed database changes when a database transaction is determined to have failed.

Related glossary terms: Transact-SQL (T-SQL), Structured Query Language (SQL), Collaboration Data Objects (CDO), OLE DB (OLEDB or Object Linking and Embedding Database), container, query, ACID (atomicity, consistency, isolation, and durability), SQL Server 2012, fetch, Data Access Objects (DAO)

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Source:, 14 July 2013 09:04:53, External  


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