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Durability needs updating in light of ACID

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      "Couchbase Server supports durability for single-document writes only. "

      This statement is confusing people in light of 6.5 ACID

      cc/ Shivani Gupta

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            chinhong Chin Hong added a comment -

            Tony Hillman Chip Owen this statement NOT correct and we need to fix it ASAP so that we don't confuse users as we support ACID transactions for multiple documents starting with CB 6.5.

            chinhong Chin Hong added a comment - Tony Hillman Chip Owen this statement NOT correct and we need to fix it ASAP so that we don't confuse users as we support ACID transactions for multiple documents starting with CB 6.5.
            owend Daniel Owen added a comment -

            Have discussed with Dave Rigby. We are supportive of the removal of the statement "Couchbase Server supports durability for single-document writes only. "
            I beleive Tony Hillman is out this week therefore assigning to Ray Offiah

            owend Daniel Owen added a comment - Have discussed with Dave Rigby . We are supportive of the removal of the statement "Couchbase Server supports durability for single-document writes only. " I beleive Tony Hillman is out this week therefore assigning to Ray Offiah
            owend Daniel Owen added a comment - - edited

            Had a quick chat with Tony Hillman and wanted to clarify for all those on the ticket.

            "Couchbase Server supports durability for single-document writes only. "

            is a correct statement (assuming durability is the synonymous for synchronous write)

            And in fact it would be incorrect to state

            "Couchbase Server supports durability for multi-document writes. "

            However from a development perspective we understand that including the statement "Couchbase Server supports durability for single-document writes only. " can be confusing to the developer. As from this the developer might assume we do not support transactions, when in fact we do as described https://docs.couchbase.com/server/current/learn/data/transactions.html

            owend Daniel Owen added a comment - - edited Had a quick chat with Tony Hillman and wanted to clarify for all those on the ticket. "Couchbase Server supports durability for single-document writes only. " is a correct statement (assuming durability is the synonymous for synchronous write) And in fact it would be incorrect to state "Couchbase Server supports durability for multi-document writes. " However from a development perspective we understand that including the statement "Couchbase Server supports durability for single-document writes only. " can be confusing to the developer. As from this the developer might assume we do not support transactions, when in fact we do as described https://docs.couchbase.com/server/current/learn/data/transactions.html

            "Couchbase Server supports durability for single-document writes only. "

            The above is a redundant statement which only causes harm rather than do any good. Please remove it.

            shivani.gupta Shivani Gupta added a comment - "Couchbase Server supports durability for single-document writes only. " The above is a redundant statement which only causes harm rather than do any good. Please remove it.
            ray.offiah Ray Offiah added a comment - - edited https://github.com/couchbase/docs-server/pull/2233 https://github.com/couchbase/docs-server/pull/2244 https://github.com/couchbase/docs-server/pull/2245

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