On page 475 of your book, (second edition) you talk about network transmission errors causing transaction reordering when a database uses a file system for its storage. Is it correct to say that this would occur if only using UDP, and not TCP?
Yes, you are right. TCP should prevent transmissions from being delivered out of order. This was an oversight on my part in the book. I plead guilty in buying into the FUD factor on this one.
Editor's note: Do you agree with this expert's response? If you have more to share, post it in our Storage Networking discussion forum at http://searchstorage.discussions.techtarget.com/WebX?replyToMessage@7.uALMagHuauI^1@.ee83ce4!viewtype=convdate
Related Q&A from Marc Farley
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.