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Considering the following two sentences, is there a difference between them? If so, do "all possible" and "any" make the difference?
Note, serializable and serial schedules are two different types of schedules in distributed database systems. However, the word "equivalent" here means that they give the same results when executing a set of transactions. For example, given that a is a serializable schedule and b is serial. They are equivalent if they execute the same set of transactions and give the same results.
- "A serializable schedule ensures that the execution of n transactions is equivalent to all possible serial schedules of the same n transactions."
- "Formally, a schedule S of n transactions is serializable if it is equivalent to any serial schedule of the same n transactions"
In other words, can I say that the meaning of the former sentence is different than the latter one?