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Transaction Processing

  1. Y. Zhang1,
  2. X. Jia2,
  3. V. C. S. Lee2

Published Online: 14 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470050118.ecse438

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

How to Cite

Zhang, Y., Jia, X. and Lee, V. C. S. 2007. Transaction Processing. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2007

Abstract

A transaction processing (TP) is a computer system that processes transaction programs and is closcly associated with database systems. This article reviews traditronal transaction concepts and examines aduanced trasaction models. Then, mobile TP is presented. The article concludes with a discussion regarding future research directions.

Keywords:

  • database;
  • transaction program;
  • currency control;
  • synchronization;
  • distributed transaction