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From Bryan Pendleton <bpendle...@amberpoint.com>
Subject Re: commit of insert/uptate/delete transactions
Date Tue, 13 Mar 2007 18:00:06 GMT
> the derby engine and I need to know exactly the point in the commit 
> procedure where data is actually written or updates on disk. 

I don't think it works that way.

The *log* is written to disk at commit time, but the *data* need not
be. The data is written to buffered pages in memory, and pages are written
to disk asynchronously. The general term for this is "write ahead logging".



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