9. An Introduction to Temporal Transactions
Effective Time Within Assertion Time192 Explicitly Temporal Transactions: The Mental Model195 A Taxonomy of Temporal Extent State Transformations197 The Asserted Versioning Temporal Transactions200
The Temporal Insert Transaction201
The Temporal Update Transaction206
The Temporal Delete Transaction209
Temporal transactions are inserts, updates or deletes whose targets are asserted version tables. But temporal transactions are not submitted directly to the DBMS. The work that has to be done to manage conventional tables is straightforward enough that we can let users directly manipulate those tables. But bi-temporal tables, including asserted version tables, are too complex to ...