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Tara2
Posted: Thursday, March 4, 2021 4:27:11 PM

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Is 'glitch' like 'defect'/'wrong'?

The fact that snapshot isolation allows long read transactions to execute without blocking updaters is a large enough benefit for many such applications to live with occasional glitches
sureshot
Posted: Thursday, March 4, 2021 5:27:17 PM
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Tara2 wrote:
Is 'glitch' like 'defect'/'wrong'?

The fact that snapshot isolation allows long read transactions to execute without blocking updaters is a large enough benefit for many such applications to live with occasional glitches


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You have captured the intended sense. In the given text, a glitch is a sudden, usually temporary malfunction or fault of equipment. Some words that convey a sense similar to "glitches" are: faults, flaws and impairments.

Wilmar (USA) 1M
Posted: Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:17:41 PM

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Did you look it up?
TFD offers this as the first definition for the word, and it fits the message of the sentence.
glitch (glĭch)
n.
1. A minor malfunction, mishap, or technical problem; a snag: a computer glitch; a navigational glitch; a glitch in the negotiations.
Tara2
Posted: Friday, March 5, 2021 8:24:15 AM

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Many thanks to you both!!!
Yes, dear Willmar, I certainly looked it up first.
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