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

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Glossary of Acronyms

The following acronyms are used in this book. If an acronym is specific to a company, organization, or product, the company, organization, or product name is appended.

2PC two-phase commit

3270 block-mode terminal—IBM

4GL fourth-generation language

ACID atomicity, consistency, isolation, durability (properties of a transaction)

ACMS Application Control and Management System—HP

ACP Airline Control Program—IBM

ADO ActiveX Data Objects—Microsoft

AJAX Asynchronous JavaScript And XML

AMD Advanced Micro Devices

ANSI American National Standards Institute

AP application program

API application programming interface

APPC Advanced Program to Program Communication — IBM

AQ Advanced Queuing—Oracle

ARM Advanced RISC Machine – ARM Holdings ...

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