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Lamport Timestamps and Causality

I'm having trouble understanding lamport timestamps in practice and how they guarantee causal ordering. Definitions Lamport defines the "happens before" relationship in his paper. He states ...
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Is skipping writing no-op changes serializable?

Is this optimization safe to do in a serializable system? read value from db run it through some pure function that might modify the value if the new value is the same as the one we read, don't write ...
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