Is Optimistic Concurrency Right For You?

You might be asking, “is optimistic concurrency right for me?”  The answer, in the famous words of the Reverend Lovejoy:  “Short answer:  yes, with an if; long answer:  no, with a but.”  But that’s not a very satisfying answer, so let’s take a look into what optimistic concurrency is, how it differs from pessimistic concurrency,…