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Database Transaction Models for Advanced Applications (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)


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Publisher Comments:

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 computer science.

Book News Annotation:

The transaction concept has emerged as the key structuring technique for distributed data and distributed computations. Representing the spectrum from research universities to industry, contributors discuss applications to planning, design, engineering, manufacturing, and commerce.
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s new and fast growing area of computer science.

About the Author

Ahmed Elmagarmid is Professor of Computer Sciences at Purdue University. He is the editor-in-chief of Distributed and Parallel Databases: An International Journal, editor of Information Sciences, and editor of the Advances in Database Systems series. Elmagarmid's research interests focus on consistency aspects of distributed databases; heterogeneous, federated, and multidatabases; and transaction management for advanced database applications, distance learning, and video databases. He has active projects in mobile databases, video databases, and datawebs and is a founding member of the Purdue Online effort.

Table of Contents

1 Transaction Management in Database Systems

2 Introduction to Advanced Transaction Models

3 A Cooperative Transaction Model for Design Databases

4 A Flexible Framework for Transaction Management in Engineering Environments

5 A Transaction Model for Active Distributed Object Systems

6 A Transaction Model for an Open Publication Environment

7 The ConTract Model

8 Dynamic Restructuring of Transactions

9 Multidatabase Transaction and Query Processing in Logic

10 ACTA: The Saga Continues

11 A Transaction Manager Development Facility for Non Standard Database Systems

12 The S-Transaction Model

13 Concepts and Applications of Multilevel Transactions and Open Nested Transactions

14 Using Polytransactions to Manage Interdependent Data

Product Details

Elmagarmid, Ahmed K.
Elmagarmid, Ahmed K.
Elmargarmid, Ahmed K.
Elmagarmid, Ahmed
Morgan Kaufmann Publishers
San Mateo, Calif. :
Database Management - General
Database management
Hypertext Systems
Information Storage & Retrieval
Distributed databases
System Administration - Storage & Retrieval
Database design
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems
Series Volume:
Publication Date:
9.51x7.45x1.59 in. 2.78 lbs.

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