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Principles of Transaction Processing, 2nd Edition by Eric Newcomer, Philip A. Bernstein

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Preface

Why Read this Book?

Transaction processing has been an important software technology for 40 years. Large enterprises in transportation, finance, retail, telecommunications, manufacturing, government, and the military are utterly dependent on transaction processing applications for electronic reservations, banking, stock exchanges, order processing, music and video services, shipment tracking, government services, telephone switching, inventory control, and command and control. Many large hardware and software vendors receive much of their revenue from components of transaction processing systems, such as IBM, HP, Oracle, Microsoft, Dell, Red Hat, and EMC. The market for transaction processing products and services is many tens of billions ...

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