Principles of Transaction Processing / Edition 2

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Overview

This book offers a clear, concise guide for anyone involved in developing applications, evaluating products, designing systems, managing databases, or engineering products. It provides an understanding of the internals of transaction processing systems, describing how they work and how best to use them. It includes the architecture of application servers, transactional communications paradigms, and mechanisms for recovering from transaction and system failures.

The use of transaction processing systems has changed in the years since publication of the first edition. Electronic commerce has become a major focus for business data processing investments, from banking and stock purchase on the web, to eBay® auctions, to corporate database management. New standards, new technology and products, and new languages allow web services, REST/HTTP, and SOA to become leading styles of design for enterprise applications. With the help of this book and its rich examples, you will be able to develop, integrate, deploy and manage state-of-the-art transaction processing applications.

  • Complete revision of the classic non-mathematical transaction processing reference for systems professionals.
  • Updated to focus on the needs of transaction processing via the Internet¾ the main focus of business data processing investments, via web servers, SOA, and important TP technologies and standards.
  • Retains the practical, deep, and thorough technical basis of the first edition, with expanded coverage of all topics, including transactional middleware, business process management, transaction synchronization, and database replication.
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Meet the Author

is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Corporation and author of over 150 technical articles on database and transaction systems. He was previously lead architect for Digital Equipment Corporation’s transaction processing products group and was a professor at Harvard University. He is an ACM Fellow and member of the National Academy of Engineering.

is an independent consultant working in the CTO Office at Progress Software. He was previously CTO of IONA Technologies and a TP Architect at Digital Equipment Corporation. He has contributed to multiple enterprise software products and standards.

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Table of Contents

Ch 1: Introduction
Ch 2: Transaction Processing Abstractions
Ch 3: TP Application Architecture
Ch 4: Queued Transaction Processing
Ch 5: Business Process Management
Ch 6: High Availability
Ch 7: Transaction Processing Products
Ch 8: Writing TP Applications
Ch 9: Locking
Ch 10: Database System Recovery
Ch 11: Two-Phase Commit
Ch 12: Replication
Ch 13: Conclusion
Appendix I: Course Projects
Appendix II: SQL
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  • Posted March 9, 2013

    An excellent book!!!

    This should be considered the bible for understanding transactional processing.....

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