Transactional Middleware Products and Standards
In this chapter, we’ll survey some popular transactional middleware products and standards, including:
■ Current products from Microsoft and Java vendors
■ Popular persistence abstractions mechanisms that simplify database access
■ Legacy TP monitors, including information on how each product can be reused in a modern system, such as a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)-based application
■ Widely-adopted TP standards
Over the past 20 years, we have seen a continual repackaging of transactional middleware functionality, both the aggregation of components into transactional middleware packages and the decomposition of packages into independently ...