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Modernizing Legacy Systems: Software Technologies, Engineering Processes, and Business Practices by Grace A. Lewis, Daniel Plakosh, Robert C. Seacord

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Chapter 8. Transaction Technology

Transaction Technology
 

Why, a four-year-old child could understand this report. Run out and find me a four-year-old child.

 
 --Groucho Marx, Duck Soup, 1933

Today, programmers have access to various commercial technologies to build distributed, transactional applications. These technologies are typically based on either synchronous remote procedure calls (RPC) or message queues. RPC-based technologies or products are normally associated with a distributed-transaction model. Message queue–based technologies or products are more commonly associated with a queued-transactions model. Both of these models are described in detail later in this ...

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