Definitions for Durability

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  1. lastingness, durability, enduringness, strength(noun)

    permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force

    "they advertised the durability of their products"

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  1. durability(Noun)

    Permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force.

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  1. Durability(noun)

    the state or quality of being durable; the power of uninterrupted or long continuance in any condition; the power of resisting agents or influences which tend to cause changes, decay, or dissolution; lastingness

  2. Origin: [L. durabilitas.]

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  1. Durability

    In database systems, durability is the ACID property which guarantees that transactions that have committed will survive permanently. For example, if a flight booking reports that a seat has successfully been booked, then the seat will remain booked even if the system crashes. Durability can be achieved by flushing the transaction's log records to non-volatile storage before acknowledging commitment. In distributed transactions, all participating servers must coordinate before commit can be acknowledged. This is usually done by a two-phase commit protocol. Many DBMSs implement durability by writing transactions into a transaction log that can be reprocessed to recreate the system state right before any later failure. A transaction is deemed committed only after it is entered in the log.


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