"Transactional Information Systems" is the long-awaited,
comprehensive work from leading scientists in the transaction
processing field. Weikum and Vossen begin with a broad look at the
role of transactional technology in today's economic and scientific
endeavors, then delve into critical issues faced by all
practitioners, presenting today's most effective techniques for
controlling concurrent access by multiple clients, recovering from
system failures, and coordinating distributed transactions.
The authors emphasize formal models that are easily applied across
fields, that promise to remain valid as current technologies
evolve, and that lend themselves to generalization and extension in
the development of new classes of network-centric, functionally
rich applications. This book's purpose and achievement is the
presentation of the foundations of transactional systems as well as
the practical aspects of the field what will help you meet today's
* Provides the most advanced coverage of the topic available
anywhere--along with the database background required for you to
make full use of this material.
* Explores transaction processing both generically as a broadly
applicable set of information technology practices and specifically
as a group of techniques for meeting the goals of your
* Contains information essential to developers of Web-based
e-Commerce functionality--and a wide range of more traditional
* Details the algorithms underlying core transaction processing
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• Gerhard Weikum
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