Week 5: Transactions

Week was spent getting our head around transactions.

Question Discussion:

How does Amazon (say) handle its financial transactions?

What’s changed since 2005 in databases?

What could go wrong with data?

How can I connect MySQL to other languages?

How are different types of databases related?

What is the world like without databases?

What security measures are there to protect data?

How can I make my life easier using databases?

What is the difference between MySQL and other databases?

How do social networks manipulate all the traffic?

Why are some services moving away from relational databases?