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ACID vs BASE Properties in Databases

ACID and BASE are two sets of properties that represent different approaches to handling transactions in database systems. They reflect trade-offs between consistency, availability, and partition tolerance, especially in distributed databases.

ACID Properties

  • Definition: ACID stands for Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, and Durability. It's a set of properties that guarantee reliable processing of database transactions.
  • Components:
    • Atomicity: Ensures that a transaction is either fully completed or not executed at all.




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