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trans·ac·tion

(tranz-ak'shŭn),
1. Interaction arising from the encounter of two or more persons.
2. In transactional analysis, the unit of analysis involving a social stimulus and a response.

transaction

A life event (e.g., graduation, marriage, divorce, criminal act, special award, etc.) which can be used to locate a person in a database.

transaction

The interaction of a person with others, esp. one in which items on an agenda, finances, or ideas are discussed.
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Two-phase commit is avoidable if the queue manager and DBMSs share a common recovery log.
When a topaction commits, the system carries out the two-phase commit protocol [3] to ensure the action either commits everywhere or aborts everywhere.
A key element of the solution, which needs to support hundreds of transactions per second, was complete support of two-phase commit.
He was of the designers of the SDS 940 time-sharing system, the Alto personal distribution computing system, the Xerox 9700 laser printer, the two-phase commit protocols, the Autonet LAN, and much more.
Arjuna's transaction service adds fully distributed transactional support using two-phase commit coordination to JBoss, thereby allowing distributed transactions to span application server instances and multiple heterogeneous data sources.
This includes knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL Access standard) for primary interface that extends the interface to access databases over a network; decision support (DSS) features; related transaction processing systems, which include concurrency control, figure isolation, dynamic load balancing, configuration management, message queue management, two-phase commit and transactional RPC.
The combined product will offer full distributed transaction support using two-phase commit coordination, thereby allowing distributed transactions to span application server instances and multiple heterogeneous data sources.