Understanding Transactions And Locking In PostgreSQL
In summary, by using locking you can guarantee that your threads are properly synchronized for writing and that your accounting systems (or otherwise) are accurate.
For more information see the PostgreSQL manual or the friendly project developers in #postgresql on irc.freenode.net
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