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WCF 4.5 Multi-Layer Services Development with Entity Framework by Mike Liu

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Chapter 10. Distributed Transaction Support of WCF

In previous chapters, we created a WCF service by using LINQ to Entities in the data access layer. Next, we will apply settings so that this WCF service will be a distributed service, which means that it can participate in distributed client transactions, if there are any. Client applications will control the transaction scope and decide whether a service should commit or rollback its transaction.

In this chapter, we will first verify that the LINQNorthwind WCF service, which we built in the previous chapter, does not support distributed transaction processing. We will then learn how to enhance this WCF service to support the distributed transaction processing and how to configure all related computers ...

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