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Getting Started with Oracle Tuxedo by Biru Chattopadhayay

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Tuxedo buffer types

The Tuxedo-based application is a message-driven application, and these messages can use different types of buffers. In this section, we will be focusing on all five types of buffers. Tuxedo supports STRING, VIEW, CARRAY, FML, and XML. All these buffer types can be transmitted over a network within heterogeneous systems. The Tuxedo system handles translations and data conversions between machines with different operating systems.

The STRING buffer

This is the most simple type of buffer with a string of characters. It has a null-terminated string. This buffer cannot be used for data-dependent routing. tpalloc() can be used to allocate the STRING buffer with the desired length. The following code snippet helps you with allocating ...

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