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Need to do some catch up on “Transactional Server” from Open Suse

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/05/28

Transactional Server to me smiles like Microsoft data warehouse era, so seeing it in an OpenSuSE Tumbleweed install made me wonder: huh, DBMS?

So I likely need some catch up to do do on this:

Apparently “Transactional Server” is an installation type similar to “Server”, which can upgrade without touching a running system.

So how can the system then run with the updates applied?

The answer seems to be “reboot”.

This is contrary to a lot of update changes in the past (that seems to be towards “update the running system, even allow for live kernel patching” with optional before/after snapshots.

It immediately associates with “immutability”, and likely containers.

Hopefully I’m right, but I still have questions, like:

Until I have more time, these are on my reading list:



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