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Transaction Management

Managing Complex Transactions and Sharing Distributed Databases

  • Authors
  • Dimitris┬áN.┬áChorafas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. The Transaction Environment at the End of the Twentieth Century

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Dimitris N. Chorafas
      Pages 3-23
    3. Dimitris N. Chorafas
      Pages 45-64
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    5. Dimitris N. Chorafas
      Pages 86-108
  3. Systems Software for Efficient Transaction Handling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Dimitris N. Chorafas
      Pages 111-131
    3. Dimitris N. Chorafas
      Pages 132-155
    4. Dimitris N. Chorafas
      Pages 156-174
    5. Dimitris N. Chorafas
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    6. Dimitris N. Chorafas
      Pages 193-212
  4. Database Challenges in Transaction Environments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 213-213
    2. Dimitris N. Chorafas
      Pages 215-237
    3. Dimitris N. Chorafas
      Pages 238-254
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 275-305

About this book

Introduction

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. It provides practical advice on how to manage complex transactions and share distributed databases on client servers and the Internet. Based on extensive research in over 100 companies in the USA, Europe, Japan and the UK, topics covered include : * the challenge of global transaction requirements within an expanding business perspective *how to handle long transactions and their constituent elements *possible benefits from object-oriented solutions * the contribution of knowledge engineering in transaction management * the Internet, the World Wide Web and transaction handling * systems software and transaction-processing monitors * OSF/1 and the Encina transaction monitor * active data transfers and remote procedure calls * serialization in a transaction environment * transaction locks, two-phase commit and deadlocks * improving transaction-oriented database management * the successful development of an increasingly complex transaction environment.

Keywords

business database database management Internet management Processing

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