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Upserts in VoltDB

Friday, November 16, 2012 - 12:00am

written by Andrew Wilson on November 16, 2012

Upserts in VoltDB

The idea behind an upsert is that you try an update or an insert query first and if it fails, you then do the other query.
Why do an upsert? Upserts tend to be very fast in traditional databases because they can execute in as little as one query or as many as two.