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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-1734

Rename "atomic" to "isolated"

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major - P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 1.6.2
    • Fix Version/s: None
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      The term isolated is (probably) more technically correct than atomic.

      The only place where atomic is accurate, more accurate than isolated at least, is for a single document update. For anything that involves more than one document the term isolated should be used as it doesn't imply all-or-nothing semantics.

      I'd argue that we should just change all instances of "atomic" to "isolated" to be consistent.

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