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Is race codition same as dirty read?

 
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I know what race condition is and I know what dirty read? I just want to know if they are same.
To my understanding we can avoid race condition by synchronized key word and in database we can use Isolation level ReadCommitted.
Please correct me
 
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I think you are correct about what the two phrases mean. I think it takes more than "synchronized" to avoid race situations, but that is too difficult a question for beginners. Moving thread.
 
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A dirty read is an example of a race condition, but it's not the only kind.
 
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