transactional workload

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What is a transactional workload?

A transactional workload means that over time, the database is getting requests for data and various changes to that data from different users. The modifications that are made are known as transactions.

For example, a transactional workload is built to aid in transactions such as in banking or accounting systems. Relational databases such as MySQL were designed to handle transactional workloads. They can scale as needed, ensure transactional consistency and have quick, responsive queries.