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This book provides an essential update for experienced data processing professionals, transaction managers, and database specialists who are seeking system solutions beyond the confines of traditional approaches.
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This book provides an essential update for experienced data processing professionals, transaction managers, and database specialists who are seeking system solutions beyond the confines of traditional approaches.
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This book is for information technology managers and systems experts who are faced with the task of implementing a transaction environment. The emphasis is on the use of transactions in a business setting. Chorafas addresses global transaction requirements, long transactions and object-oriented solutions, using the Web to process transactions, active data transfers, transaction locks, and transaction-oriented database management. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312210182
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Pt. I The Transaction Environment at The End of the Twentieth Century
1 Transaction Processing in the late 1990s and Beyond 3
2 Global Transaction Requirements and Business Perspectives 24
3 The Challenge Posed by Long Transactions 45
4 Long Transactions and Object-Oriented Solutions 65
5 Using Knowledge Engineering with Transaction Systems 86
Pt. II Systems Software for Efficient Transaction Handling
6 Functions of Transaction Processing Monitors 111
7 Using the Web to Process Transactions 132
8 OSF/1 and the ENCINA Transaction Monitor 156
9 Active Data Transfers and Remote Procedure Calls 175
10 Serialization in a Distributed Transaction Environment 193
Pt. III Database Challenges in Transaction Environments
11 Transaction Locks, Two-Phase Commit and Deadlocks 215
12 Transaction Management and Database Resources 238
13 Can We Improve Transaction-Oriented Database Management? 255
Acknowledgments 275
References 297
Index 299
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