Database Transaction Models for Advanced Applications (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)
Ahmed K. ElmagarmidISBN: 1558602143; 9781558602144;
This collection offers the reader a broad survey of the role of transaction processing in advanced computer applications. It contains an introduction to traditional transaction technology, and comprehensive descriptions of commercial systems and research projects. This volume will help anyone interested in keeping up with database applications and the potential for transaction processing systems to address the needs of OLTP, CAD, CASE, computer aided publishing, heterogeneous databases, active databases, communications, systems and other areas. For researchers, managers, software developers, professionals in the data processing fields, or anyone interested in a coherent overview of this new and fast growing area of computerscience.